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Is a home inspector allowed to perform a radon inspection?

Always
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In most cases
30%
In some cases
40%
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5%
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Question: Is a home inspector allowed to perform a radon inspection?
Top Answer (40% of 88 votes): In some cases.

Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Unfortunately the STATE OF NEW MEXICO does not have any regulations prohibiting the testing or mitigation by unlicensed and non-certified individuals. The Construction Industries Division would have to pursue the installation of the system due to the cutting, coring or boring of your foundation.
SAFE AT HOME ENVIRONMENTAL
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: A radon inspection requires additional training and certification. Some inspectors have done this.
Moran Property Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If he or she is trained and received proper certification.
Spotlight Home Inspection L.L.C.
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Answer: In most cases
Explanation: As long as they have been properly trained on the specific test device they are using and understand what the readings mean.
Reality Property Inspections
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Depends on state or county... usually done by qualifies inspector or contractor.
North State Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Radon testing only requires the proper equipment to render a measurement. Proper training is recommended to test for radon.
Kairos Home Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: Never
Explanation: Not in California, unless you are certified for radon testing.
Scheidt Home Inspection
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depends on the State regulations. In Wyoming you don't have to be certified.
Worsley Inspections LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Radon testing requires additional licensing
Buckeye Inspection Services
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: as long as they are certified to do so
Thomas Property Services llc
Answer: Always
Explanation: A home inspector is allowed to perform a radon inspection if they have been trained to do so.
BurCan Dynamics LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: You must be certified by the DEP in Pennsylvania in order to perform them.
Contractors Corp.
ProMatcher
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Every state has different requirements.
Morrow Inspection Services, PLLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: The home inspector must be licensed in the state of NJ to conduct Radon test. I do hold that license.
Best Choice Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Radon inspections require state certification. Some inspectors have completed this training, and may offer it as a service.
Look First Homes, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: If they are trained and have appropriate calibrated equipment.
Vico Home Inspection
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Most states allow the home inspector to provide radon measurement although some states do require a certification or a license. Wisconsin does not require any certs or license but our inspectors have taken classes to learn radon and measurement practices. We use only digital radon measurement equipment that is calibrated annually
Honest Home Inspections & Milwaukee Mold Inspector
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Only with the written consent of the seller.
House and Home Inspection Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: A home inspector should preform Radon Gas Inspection. Especially in Minnesota.
Total Check-Up Inspections
Answer: Never
Explanation: Radon testing is a specialty area and should only be performed by an inspector certified in radon testing.
J. Michael Simon, LLC
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Home Inspectors trained to do so can perform radon gas testing. If Radon is a concern, ask your inspector before signing the inspection agreement.
Rightway Residential Home Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: They need to be properly trained and licensed by the state in most cases. the client needs to ask for that information.
ABC Home Inspections LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: This inspection requires a certain type of certificate.
Your Home Property Consultants
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: there's not a rule for this, but its very easy and accessible to get a test kit and should be done on every house
Medical Mold Relief LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: As long as he is trained and certified to do so.
Thomas Property Services
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: In KY they must have Radon licenses to be certified to do so. You can also buy Radon kits for the DIY's but with very thing else you get what you pay for so if you are concerned enough to have it tested get a good kit, not the cheapest!
OnSite Home Inspection, LLC
Answer: Never
Explanation: In Iowa, anything to do with radon is highly regulated by the state and requires a separate license. Anyone meeting the requirements and passing the exam may measure radon in homes.
Corley Home Inspections, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Only if licensed and/or certified using the proper equipment.
ATM Home Inspection
Answer: Always
Explanation: MUST HAVE LICENSE
AHI Residential & Commercial Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If certified.
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