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Safety Siren Pro Series3 Radon Gas Detector Customer Reviews

 
$129.95
 
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Safety Siren Pro Series3 Radon Gas Detector
 
4.6

(based on 70 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (49)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (24)
  • Good instructions / manual (18)
  • Reliable (9)
  • Discrete (8)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Regular use (18)
    • Testing (11)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Average health (14), Athletic (6), Elderly (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Excellent Tool - Recommended/Easy to Use

    This Meter/Monitor is a great tool. We've done some initial Radon testing with long-term test kits submitted for laboratory analysis - The result in one of our partially subterranian rooms this winter was...Read complete review

    This Meter/Monitor is a great tool. We've done some initial Radon testing with long-term test kits submitted for laboratory analysis - The result in one of our partially subterranian rooms this winter was 8.9 pCi/L. Since we wanted to try several Radon reduction/ mitigating techniques and know the results in days rather than months, I ordered the SafetySiren Pro Series 3 digital readout Meter after seeing the Reviews showing that nearly all buyers of this unit were pleased.

    While still winter, our initial reading in the same area in the room on this digital readout Meter was 8.4 pCi/L; this was most likely lower than before because we have been making an effort to open the window more often.

    To initially clear the air in the room, I opened the window and door in the room and ran a fan to blow air (and Radon) out the window for a few hours. The Meter updated values displayed hourly and beeped until the Radon level fell below 4 pCi/L. We will try a few different ventilation techniques in the room over a period of time to see what works best without requiring excessive power consumption, noise, drafts, etc.

    I was pleased to find that the direct plug-in power supply provided and used with the Meter is UL Listed.

    I fully agree with most of the valuable comments made by Gus T on 1/6/2010. Here are the key comments of his which were most useful to me: "This is a great investment and worth every penny. The only real complaint I had was that the manual should have made a couple of things a little more clear. I read reviews where some complained about no battery backup, so people thought the unit would have to start over if they lost power, but the unit will actually retain the reading in memory until it regains power, so thats good enough for me.

    Also, if it goes to 4.0 or above at any time, the LED will be lit up beside (L) long term and won't switch over to (S) short term until radon levels are below 4.0. Again this is no big deal and they did this on purpose, but it would have beeen nice if it was made clear in the manual. The unit is made in the USA up in MI, which is also good. Go ahead and get one."

    After we get this room's Radon level under control, we plan to move the Meter to the next room which reached 7 pCi/L when we measured with a long-term test kit. In the meantime, we're ventilating that room much more than before. Once that room is taken care of, we plan to offer/loan the Meter to my brother-in-law to check his home as well.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Known Defect

    This product has been know for it's defect, as per my mitigation guy. It will not stay in the "S" mode when that's what I set it at. It automatically...Read complete review

    This product has been know for it's defect, as per my mitigation guy. It will not stay in the "S" mode when that's what I set it at. It automatically goes into the "L" mode and will not return to the "S" mode. This happens intermittently; and the reading is not over 4.0. This product is about my health, and the health of my lungs. Which I consider very important as I have lost a loved one from lung cancer caused by radon. I am extremely disappointed, and want a replacement that works properly!

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    5.0

    Doesn't measure by zip code!

    By TA

    from Portland OR.

    About Me Athletic

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Instructions
    • Discrete
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Menu Label Falls Off

    Best Uses

      Comments about Safety Siren Pro Series3 Radon Gas Detector:

      A better way to test without using your zip code and sending samples to Florida....
      What a scam!

       
      5.0

      Works great.

      By Old folk

      from Dayton, OH

      About Me Average Health

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Regular Use
        • Testing

        Comments about Safety Siren Pro Series3 Radon Gas Detector:

        Easy to use. Much better than mailing in. Can test multiple rooms under varying coditions. I learned that if I did not open windows regularly my radon numbers can go beyond 5.0.

         
        5.0

        Excellent Quality and Service

        By Waldo

        from Holdrege,Nebraska and Dallas,Texas

        About Me Elderly

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Instructions
        • Discrete
        • Easy To Use
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Regular Use

          Comments about Safety Siren Pro Series3 Radon Gas Detector:

          This radon detector is perfect for monitoring radon levels in my basement. It is a true lifesaver.

           
          5.0

          Great Product

          By Luis C

          from Durham, NC

          About Me Average Health

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Instructions

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Regular Use
            • Testing

            Comments about Safety Siren Pro Series3 Radon Gas Detector:

            I used the product to measure the radon in my new home and the product gave me the result that I expected. A great point about the product is that I can buy it and keep using all the time that i want instead to pay an inspector for do the same measure one time.

             
            5.0

            Wonderful item. Easy and accurate.

            By Larry the cowboy

            from Loveland, CO

            About Me Average Health

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Testing

                Comments about Safety Siren Pro Series3 Radon Gas Detector:

                We have several which we share with family. Occasionally we check accuracy by placing all within a few feet of each other. They all record the same rate despite age.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                so far so good

                By teri

                from newport nh

                About Me Average Health

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Regular Use

                  Comments about Safety Siren Pro Series3 Radon Gas Detector:

                  works well the only way to tell if it's accurate is to perform store bought test. will do in time
                  for now it gives me an idea of where radon level is

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Radion Detector worked well

                  By Jacque

                  from Wayne, PA

                  About Me Average Health

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                  • none

                  Best Uses

                  • Regular Use

                  Comments about Safety Siren Pro Series3 Radon Gas Detector:

                  Delivery of item was fast - good service.

                  (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Need faster mitigating tool (48 hrs)

                  By Ron

                  from Maine

                  About Me Average Health

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Clear Instructions
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Regular Use

                    Comments about Safety Siren Pro Series3 Radon Gas Detector:

                    Wanted for mitigating. 48 hour delay from "reset" is too slow. Understand the ruling on it. Would be nice to have a way to "one time" reset with immediate results, like a geiger counter does.

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great product!

                    By Francine

                    from Bowie, MD

                    About Me Average Health

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Testing

                      Comments about Safety Siren Pro Series3 Radon Gas Detector:

                      Great product!! Saved our lives!

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Works great - peace of mind in a box

                      By Fane Roberts

                      from Sayre, PA

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Perfect For The Job
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Monitoring Room By Room
                        • Regular Use
                        • Testing

                        Comments about Safety Siren Pro Series3 Radon Gas Detector:

                        We were looking for a device that would allow periodic monitoring of each room in our home. Professional testing revealed high levels of radon, and after the system was placed, the level dropped to 0.8, an excellent result. But, we wanted to monitor the rooms over the garage as well as confirm the post-installation test results. This unit works perfectly and gave the same result as the pro test.

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