Welcome to Southern Home Consultants

Providing inspection services to the Tallahassee, Florida and North Florida area since 1999. All of our inspectors are Florida licensed home inspectors. Over 50 years of combined commercial and residential construction experience.

WHAT WE DO ?

Radon Testing / Mitigation

What is Radon?

Radon is a radioactive gas that has been found in homes all over the U.S. It comes from the natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock and water and gets into the air you breathe.

Is one home more at risk for radon than another?

In fact, no house is without risk. Whether the house is on a slab, crawl space or basement has little bearing on the radon risk. We have encountered high readings in all types of houses.

How does radon enter homes?

“Most houses really suck!” The indoor environment on most houses is under what is called “negative” pressure.This means that the outside higher pressure will force gases

Can neighboring houses have different radon concentrations?

Soil conditions and types of soil under a home can vary from one house to the next. Very dense soils can restrict the radon gas flow. When building a home,

Who is qualified?

Radon Measurement Specialist
  • Shall work for or formally associate with a Florida certified radon business or own a certified radon measurement business
  • Places and retrieves radon test devices
  • Develops quality control procedures in conjunction with business or laboratory
Radon Mitigation Specialist
  • Shall work for or formally associate with a Florida Certified Radon Mitigation Business or own a certified radon mitigation business
  • Installs mitigation systems
  • Performs radon mitigation diagnostic testing
Radon Measurement Technician
  • Shall work for or formally associate with a Florida certified radon business or own a certified radon measurement business
  • Places and retrieves radon test devices
  • Provides information on measurement results as directed by a radon measurement
Raney Oven certifications

Certified Radon Mitigation Specialist R2098; Certified Radon Measurement Specialist R2346.