Here we are offering Safety Siren Pro Series3 Radon Gas Detector HS71512 review if you desire to buy one for your home or office. We conducted a series of tests for the detector for almost a month under the guidance of several experts. After analyzing the test results, we can say that it is one of the most accurate radon gas detectors that you can buy.
- Meets US EPA performance criteria
- Has a numeric LED display screen
- Short-term and long-term readings
The design of the Safety Siren Pro Series3 radon gas detector is specifically built for homeowners to keep an eye on the radiation in their surroundings. You can make use of on the top digital display to check the radon gas level in your home. The simple design and worthy performance attracted us to test this device for such a long period. During the test, we had mounted it on a wall in the middle of our test room. There is no difficulty in plugging as it uses a 120-V household outlet.
Moreover, this lightweight device is S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certified for safe use in homes. As it indicates long term readings over a month, so we retain the test experiment for a month. The short term readings are provided for the past 7 days. The display range is measured at .1 to 999.9 in pCi/L. It is the unit used to measure radon in the USA. There includes an easy to use menu button for four powerful functions.
This reusable electronic device requires 3AAA batteries to operate. So, there is both type of power sources, i.e. power household outlet and a battery power source. The readings are updated every hour with a self-diagnosed test every 24 hours. Well, we have conducted a manual test with the detector, and its performance is listed below.
We found it very simple to use and easy to install the device as compared to other radon gas detectors. However, there is one issue we want to mention. As we have to mount it on a wall, but we suggest you keep it a foot away from the wall section. This is because the material for the walls also affects the readings of the device. Thus, to get accurate readings, keep this in mind. For the most accurate, place it on a low stool and make a wind block with cardboard just above 3 foot high with a 3-foot diameter.
Our experts have commented that it will be a last long unit with such a worthy price. It proves to be an effective portable unit to measure radon gas level. The main thing is reading, which is required in an ideal radon gas detector. And, this device works very well on measuring accurate radon gas readings even in different locations. We clearly know the fact that radon emission changes on many factors, such as humidity, rainfall, etc. For the same reason, we chose to test the accuracy of the device for the long term like one month.
Overall, the performance is great and provides you with the most accurate reading. For those who own houses in crawlspaces, should consider buying this budget-friendly option. Crawlspaces are highly prone to radon emissions, and a device like radon detector is a must. While testing the device, our experts noticed that readings are alarming at specific locations. Thus, this device helps us to install remediation systems for these locations.
We used it with a power cord outlet and installation is a breeze. Even there are no issues with using it with batteries also. Up to 5 years of data can be stored on the device, which helps you monitor the radon gas trend over the specific period of time. And the design is also sleek and doesn’t take much space.
When you first plug in the device, the alarm beeps for four times. This happens only for the first time. After that, the detector starts to detect radon gas levels in the location. If you want to change the detector’s location, simply press the menu button to reset, and it is ready to detect radon levels at different locations. After its installation, if you detect any alarming rates of radon, then it is advised to take precautionary steps and not to avoid the situation. So, go and save lab test fees with this portable continuous monitoring radon gas detector.
As we said earlier also, kindly install this device away from the direct touch of walls. Yet, the manufacturer has mentioned to mount it on the wall, So that you can measure the most accurate reading. And if you are planning to install the device for a long period, use a power outlet instead of AAA batteries. Because we noticed that this device consumes the batteries too quickly, you need new batteries within 6 months of use.
If we talk of price, this is the most pocket-friendly option to be considered. It is priced at around $149, which is much lower than other similar gas detectors. Also, for its simple design, easy installation process and accurate readings make this price very reasonable. At the same time, the long lasting life of the device also makes its price tag a reasonable one. You would save a lot if you compared it with the one-time use of charcoal kits. You can use the same device for different locations. Hence, you rarely require multiple units. With its continuous monitoring feature, you will be able to keep 5 years of data if you use the same device for the same location.
Especially for the first time buyers, we highly recommend Safety Siren Pro Series3. Although it does not have any Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connectivity, it performs very well in indicating accurate readings. An accurate reading is the main part of an ideal radon gas detector. However, with such a reasonable price, no other radon gas detector can beat this one. Its simple use with zero complexity is the only thing that compelled our experts to keep it on the top position while testing several radon gas detectors.