10 Reasons to conduct an EMF Survey before buying a new house

When you are buying a home, you want to be certain it is a healthy, safe environment for you and your children. You hire a professional home inspector to check the structure and to rule out potential heath risks such as radon and black mold. You should also have an EMF survey done to verify that any electromagnetic fields in or near the property are within acceptable standards for human health.

EMF Basics

Dangerous EMFs are typically located near power lines and cell phone towers, but lower frequency EMFs are also present within your home, due to your appliances and electronic devices. EMFs vary in frequency, which is expressed in terms of volts per metre, according to the World Health Organization.

Low frequency EMFs have longer wavelengths and fewer volts per metre. In general, home appliances and electrical systems create ELFs, or extremely low frequency fields, which represent minimal risks to people in good health.

Your television, microwave oven and cell phone emit radio frequency radiation, also called non-ionizing radiation. Many believe RF radiation does pose health risks, but this belief has neither been proven nor disproven to date.

X-rays and gamma rays generate high frequency EMFs. Unlike low frequency and RF radiation, they are powerful enough to do severe damage to the molecules in your body, possibly resulting in cancer and/or mutation, and thus are the most dangerous. Fortunately, your new home is very unlikely to harbor these types of EMFs.

10 Reasons You Need an EMF Survey

1. People in ill health are more likely to be affected even by low frequency EMFs. They may experience symptoms such as headaches, insomnia and fatigue where EMD dangers are high. If anyone in your household is especially vulnerable to health risks, including infants and the elderly, you need an EMF survey before moving in to a new home.

2. You have your own natural electromagnetic field. Your nervous system communicates with the rest of your body through electronic impulses. Many of your metabolic functions, including digestion and circulation, rely on chemical reactions that generate such impulses. Artificially generated EMFs, from low-frequency fields to RF impulses, can wreak havoc with your body’s metabolism, compromising your immune system. A pre-purchase survey is a smart way to gauge the possibility of this risk.

3. A multitude of studies suggests a link between EMF exposure and brain cancer. Although a definitive causal relationship has yet to be scientifically proven, anecdotal evidence also points to a higher risk of leukemia in children who have been exposed over a period of time.

4. Levels of EMFs in the environment have gone up steadily since electricity became the norm in homes and businesses. Rapid technological advances in the past few decades have increased EMD dangers to human health. Because these fields are impossible to detect on sight, it is more important than ever to quantify the dangers in a new home and neighbourhood with a survey.

5. In general, research shows that long-term exposure to high levels of EMFs affects your health. Therefore, although EMFs are virtually everywhere, it is important to confirm that your primary place of residence, where you will likely live for years to come, is within the safe range for EMFs.

6. People have published more than 25,000 articles focusing on the effects of non-ionizing radiation over the past three decades. If EMD dangers are garnering that much attention from the scientists and scholars throughout the world, they are something you should be checking into. Your best strategy is getting profession advice on EMF danger before purchasing a new house.

7. EMFs may pose a significant health risk during pregnancy, both to you and to your baby. If you are planning to start a family, or if your children are beginning to have children of their own, you will feel better about your home environment if you have had a survey and know for sure you are within acceptable limits for EMFs.

8. Faulty wiring is a potential source of EMFs in your home. Of course, your building inspector will check all the outlets to verify they have power, but sometimes, a wiring problem is difficult to identify during a cursory inspection. Because wiring problems can heighten the strength of the EMF in your home, they are not only safety hazards but also health risks. If a survey reveals an EMF that is stronger than normal, it may be due to a wiring issue you need to know about.

9. Higher frequency EMFs can interfere with cell phone and WiFi reception. If you rely on clear connectivity for work or other reasons, you don’t want to live in a home where the EMF causes interference. A survey will reveal such potential problems.

10. The resale value of a home is likely to be lower if you have an EMF problem. Thinking ahead to the time when you will be selling the home you plan to purchase, it is more than likely that potential buyers would hire someone to investigate the EMFs in and around your home. If the risk level is too high, you will have trouble getting a good return on your investment.

Smart home buyers rule out all possible contingencies before making an offer on a home. That process includes an EMF detection survey. Protect your health and that of your family members by scheduling one today.

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13:40 04 May 20
EMF Inspections Ltd is one of the most efficient companies I've come across. Atanas responded to my enquiry promptly... and I had survey done and clear report sent over to me faster than I expected it. Very satisfied with the speed of communication and the service, and therefore, would recommend the company to anyone who needs a peace of mind over EMF issues.read more
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Ellie Hajee
Ellie Hajee
13:27 06 Mar 20
Booked a survey in the afternoon, and had the inspection the following morning at 9.30 am. Fantastic service. Would... highly recommend.read more
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15:07 26 Jan 20
Very happy with the service we was provided. We were responded to very quickly and got booked in for a reading in the... matter of days. Very professional service.read more
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Thomas G
16:02 09 Dec 19
We have used their services for low frequency EMF survey on a house in Surrey. I was very happy with how knowledgeable... and accommodating Atanas was throughout the whole process and would happily recommend their services to my friends and family.read more
Maria
Maria
10:33 20 Nov 19
I moved into a new property recently and started having some problems with my sleep. As the electricity meter and... consumer unit where situated within the property in a cupboard in the kitchen I started thinking that perhaps this had something to do with it as they could possibly be generating high level of EMF'S. I instructed EMF Inspections Ltd to carry out both a Low and High Frequency Radiation surveys at my property. The lady who carried out the inspection, Donika, was very professional, polite and knowledgable about the subject and after carrying out both inspections reassured me that my home was very safe. She spent time explaining many aspects of how EMF's are generated by appliances,etc and how we can protect ourselves from such EMF's just by simply not standing next to them. She was very thorough and when she left I felt reassured that my sleep problems had nothing to do with EMF's and it was more likely to do with the stress of moving to a new home. I cannot thank her enough for having the peace of mind that I now have.read more
Karen Andrewartha
Karen Andrewartha
01:01 15 Nov 19
I can’t recommend this company more highly. Atanas was so helpful throughout the booking process and his... communication was excellent. I felt so well listened to, and the company were available with short notice at a time that was perfect for ourselves and the vendor of our property.Donika completed our survey for us and was absolutely wonderful! She was friendly, knowledgeable and made me feel completely at ease. Donika completed the survey so thoroughly, explaining readings to me as we went, and gave me excellent feedback at the end of the survey. We then received a very detailed personalised report with highest/lowest and average readings taken from each room in the house, garden and driveway. Atanas also included some helpful documents to explain more about EMF in the email.I really cannot express how pleased I was with this company from start to finish, and would like to thank Atanas and Donika very much for putting our minds at rest xread more
Richard Snashall
Richard Snashall
11:12 30 Oct 19
Very speedy service and a comprehensive and clear report at the end. It really gave me confidence to proceed with my... house purchase.read more
Noemi Diamantini
Noemi Diamantini
18:35 16 Oct 19
Very good experience! I could book the service quickly and Atanas was helpful throughout the process. I got my report... in one day which was pretty useful. Kudos to Donika that did the inspection for me; she was very nice and patient and answered promptly to all my questions and concerns.read more
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19:19 16 Sep 19
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Eric Allen
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19:39 10 Jun 19
The survey by EMF Inspections helped to put my mind at ease when purchasing a property with nearby mobile phone masts.... They were polite and prompt, and provided a detailed report on their findings including their evaluation of the potential health risk. I would happily work with them againread more
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