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My client used the company for their home inspection during their due diligence period. Jeremy and his partner were very kind and accommodating with answering questions. The report was very thorough and I like that they also note positive things about the homes in their report as well and not just what's wrong with the house. You can read the good and the bad.

Crystal Bream
Suwanee, GA

Frank Cooper and his team from Atlanta Property Inspections, Inc were excellent! They arrived on time  and thoroughly inspected all areas of the property I was considering renting. They found things that needed to be repaired by the landlord before we signed the lease. Frank reviewed his findings with us. He explained all of his concerns, and he patiently answered all of our questions. Then the next day I received a very detailed report that included several pictures and detailed explanations. If you want a kind, knowledgeable, and thorough inspector, don’t hesitate to call Frank Cooper with Atlanta Property. I would highly recommend him! Truly a 5 star company!

Janet Quick
Roswell, GA

I would like to recommend Brandon for his excellent job during the inspection. He is very professional, thorough and is an expert in his field. I enjoyed his partnership during inspection, the knowledge he shared of the risks of certain issues was incredible. I am very glad that he inspected the house for us and wishing him more success in future.

Ravi Kumar
Atlanta, GA

Jeremy was the best to work with! He was on time,  very thorough in his explanations of his findings, and took time with my clients to make sure he answered all of their questions. He was detailed, and provided follow up when we needed additional questions answered. He went above and beyond! Best, quality, customer service I’ve seen in a long time! I’ll recommend him and Atlanta Property Inspections every time!

Nikki Bowen
Marietta, GA

Have used Atlanta Property Inspections several times for my buyers.  Their team is always very thorough and educational for the new home owners.  Much information is shared about past/current codes, potential issues and how to have the issues repaired.  I will continue to use Atlanta Property Inspectors for future inspections, and my clients have been very happy with their services as well!

Michael Crawford
Sandy Springs, GA

The inspector was really thorough and was patient in explaining to me what he was observing. He showed me where the shutoff valve was for the water and gave recommendations on various things. The report that was provided made sense and pictures were taken of some things that were found. The inspector was also very personable which put me at ease about asking questions. Thank you, Alex and Atlanta Property Inspections!

Dierra Morrow
Lawrenceville, GA

This was our first experience with Atlanta Property Inspections, Frank Cooper was the lead inspector and he was inspecting a new construction one bedroom plus den in Alpharetta for a buyer client of ours. The inspection report was both detailed and comprehensive. We have tried out a few premium home inspection companies over the past year, looking for a good additional inspection resource, and based on our experience with Frank Cooper, I think we have found it.

Julian Rather
Woodstock, GA

Atlanta property inspections gave me a very competitor quote and stuck to it for final pricing. They were able to get someone out to do the inspection so quickly. Frank and James were very thorough and helpful during the process they encouraged me to look at what they found, the good and bad, so I knew exactly what I am buying.  I couldn't have asked for a better inspection experience!

Erin Medford
Alpharetta, GA

I have hired this company doing inspection on the property that I was planning to purchase in Georgia. I’ve live in California when this was done. Frank Cooper and his team did a great job of inspection and giving me with every details. I really appreciate the advice and the report. Thank you

Joel Ou
Cumming, GA

Thorough knowledge of items addressed in report. Home inspector was able to communicate any issues found with buyer and help explain the different items and their severity.

Sean Heenan
Roswell, GA

06 2022

What Do Radon Levels Mean?

When radioactive elements like thorium, uranium, or radium start decaying in various parts of the earth, radon (a gas) will be produced. Unfortunately, by nature, radon is a radioactive gas and is found in the atmosphere at trace levels. Most of the time, radon isn’t very harmful outdoors, however, when it enters to various buildings like homes, workplaces, schools, and markets, it gets stuck, and when this happens, people inside are constantly exposed to radon. This situation is quite risky because, after smoking, radon is the second most common cause of lung cancer incidences and is predicted to be the cause of death for about 21,000 people in the United States every year. Unfortunately, radon is odorless and colorless, so many people don’t know that they are regularly exposed to radon. Regular testing is the only way to ensure you are exposed to radon.

How To Test Radon?

To test the radon levels in your house, you can either get a test kit from a store or hire professional home inspectors for radon testing. If you choose to do it on your own, you have two options: short-term kits and long-term kits. Usually, short-term kits take between 2-90 days, and long-term ones take longer. Naturally, a long-term kit will be more reliable.

Interpreting Your Results

More than 4.0 pCi/L

This level indicates your home is not a safe place to live in because the radon amount is very high. To treat this condition, you can hire a professional home inspection company to learn more about how to solve this problem.

2.7 to 4.0 pCi/L

This level isn’t as dangerous as the previous one we mentioned. However, it is still wise to receive professional advice and install a radon mitigation device. 

2.7 or less pCi/L

The amount of radon found in the everyday environment is about 0.4 pCi/L. So, this radon level usually poses no risks and is considered low.

Here are some of the ways you can make your home a safer place to live by minimizing radon exposure.

  • If members of your household are smoking, it will be a good idea to quit because radon, combined with the effects of smoke, will make your house a potential place for lung cancer.
  • Make sure there’s proper airflow inside your house. Frequently open windows and turn on ceiling fans.
  • If you have any openings in certain parts of your house, like walls, ceilings, or floor, fill them.
  • If you are buying a new house, ask about installed devices that protect from radon.

Reliable Home Inspection

Atlanta Property Inspection is at your service if you decide to hire a professional for radon testing. You may need radon testing for various cases, like before moving into a new house, before any major renovations, or before selling your home (because it will be a wise investment to know if you need a radon mitigation device). We are ready to take care of the whole process for you and will give you advice on your options if the radon levels in your house are high. If you have any questions about the home inspection process or about our company, we will gladly answer them. Call us today!