I wanted to take a moment and introduce myself and my company to you. I’m Scott Helms, the Founder and General Manager of Helms Home Inspections. At HHI, we take your home inspection needs very serious. We want to supply you with the home condition information that you need to make an informed decision about your home purchase.
That’s because when you breathe in air containing radon, you can get lung cancer. The Surgeon General has warned that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States today. Only smoking causes more lung cancer deaths.
This deadly gas is formed by the natural radioactive decay of uranium in rock, soil, and water. Naturally existing, low levels of uranium occur widely in Earth’s crust; it can be found in all 50 states. Once radon is produced, it moves up into the ground into the air and can dissolve into the ground and surface water.
He was a little bit more expensive then the others, but I thought it would be worth to have a deep inspection. I asked to double check the HVAC once it was 12 years old already and I was concerned about it. After the inspection he said everything was great and the HVAC would still last. After that I had the closing and one week latter the HVAC stoped working. The HVAC technicians came and showed me how the HVAC was all rusted and some other things that if you just open the panel is possible to see how bad it it.