Profile picture for zuser20140620163621957

439 Nunnally Farm Rd Monroe, GA (is Radon level above 4.0 really unsafe?)

I was in a contract with seller of 439 Nunnally Farms Rd , Monroe GA 30665,  as part of the home inspection I had a radon test performed. It came back at 4.5, above 4.0 is considered unsafe by EPA.  Should the seller have remedied this situation or at least offered a price reduction so I could have corrected the situation?  According to what I have read radon is the 2nd leading cause of lung cancer.  Any information would be appreciated.
  Flag content
Close
Report a Problem

Please enter a valid email address.

Close
Content flagged

We will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.

Close
We're Sorry
This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.
June 20 - Monroe
We think we've answered this question for you!
  • Be a Good Neighbor. Be respectful and on-topic. No spam or self-promotion! See our Good Neighbor Policy.
 
 

Answers (2)

According to the EPA Standard it is and should be mitigated.
  Flag content
Close
Report a Problem

Please enter a valid email address.

Close
Content flagged

We will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.

Close
We're Sorry
This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.
June 21
Profile picture for wetdawgs
Radon of 4.5 is slightly out of range.  To put it in perspective , some home basements measure in the 100s.    A 4.5 is like getting second hand smoke from the guy in front of you on the freeway every couple of months. 

How was the radon test run?   When my house was tested, it was done in the back corner of the basement with all windows closed,  no one walking through, and no forced air heat for several days.    This is a worst case scenario.  

So, you may wish to install remediation, it isn't an emergency.   There are no "shoulds" in real estate.  You can negotiate with the seller, decide to install it yourself, or decide the worst case scenario could be followed up with real life scenarios.   (For example when my basement failed at 4.2, I tested the main floor and the basement with normal air flow.   The basement came out with a 0.5 and the main floor was below limits of detection.

The costs of radon remediation can vary tremendously depending on what it takes.  I spent $200, but one probably could spend far more.



  Flag content
Close
Report a Problem

Please enter a valid email address.

Close
Content flagged

We will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.

Close
We're Sorry
This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.
June 20
 
Related Questions
439 Nunnally Farm Rd Monroe, GA (is Radon level above 4.0 really unsafe?)
Profile picture for Galen Kurth
Latest answer by Galen Kurth
June 21 | 2 answers
Mortgage Rates
 
Be A Good Neighbor

Zillow Advice depends on each member to keep it a safe, fun, and positive place. If you see abuse, flag it. More on our Good Neighbor Policy.

Homes for Sale
  1. 1415 Ellington Ct, Bethlehem, GA Home For Sale
    1415 Ellington Ct, Bethlehem, GA 30620

     For Sale: $175,000

    • Beds: 4
    • Sqft: 2284
    • Baths: 3.0
    • Lot: --
  2. 0 Harmony Church Rd, Monroe, GA Home For Sale
    0 Harmony Church Rd, Monroe, GA 30655

     For Sale: $62,000

    • Beds: 0
    • Sqft: --
    • Baths: --
    • Lot: --
  3. 2721 Trotters Ln, Social Circle, GA Home For Sale
    2721 Trotters Ln, Social Circle, GA 30025

     For Sale: $42,000

    • Beds: 0
    • Sqft: --
    • Baths: --
    • Lot: 210395