Auxiliary Services

Radon Testing

Sherman Home Inspections, LLC. uses RTCA Canister and Radalink, Inc. Telemonitor Methods

In July 2008, Radalink asked for 30-60 second video submissions with the theme “Radon: Test, Fix, Save a Life” which encourages Americans to test and fix their homes for radon. They received more than 30 entries. The winning entry was “Eddie’s Story” submitted by Benjamin Schultz and Michael Gentilini. You can view this true story video on YouTube. You can also learn more from lung cancer survivors at The EPA and the U.S. Surgeon General recommends that all homeowners test for Radon. At Sherman Home Inspections, Inc., radon testing done in conjunction with a home inspection is discounted. This service can also be purchased on a stand-alone basis (without a full home inspection). Please call for more information, a price quote, and to schedule an appointment today. Let our nationally certified inspectors test your property for your health, your family, and your peace of mind… Read more


Water Quality

Water Quality: Getting your well tested for drinkablity

If you are a home buyer, and if the home you are purchasing has well water, your mortgager or lending institution will, in most cases, require you to get the well tested for potability (drinkability). If you are a home owner, it is recommended that you periodically test your water as the aquifer that it draws upon can change. Sherman Home Inspections, LLC. provides this service through Environmental Testing and Research Laboratories (ETR Labs), which offers a wide range of testing options that address any concern or environmental issue that could affect your water. Our experience with them over the years has shown that their laboratory combines professional staff with state of the art equipment and provides you, our clients, with fast, accurate and confidential results using the most up to date testing methods… Read more


Title 5

Sherman Home Inspections, LLC. & MA Title 5 Septic Certifications

Why the need for Title 5? The purpose of Title 5, 310 CMR 15.000, of the State Environmental Code is to provide for the protection of public health and the environment by requiring the proper siting, construction, and maintenance of on-site sewage disposal systems. The septic tank is a buried, watertight container typically made of concrete, fiberglass, or polyethylene. It holds the waste water long enough to allow solids to settle out (forming sludge) and oil and grease to float to the surface (as scum). It also allows partial decomposition of the solid materials. Compartments and/or a T-shaped outlet in the septic tank prevent the sludge and scum from leaving the tank and traveling into the drain field area. There are numerous types and styles of drain fields, based on soil composition of the site that will allow the effluent liquids to disperse safely into the soil. Places where drain fields are not possible tight tanks are employed… Read more