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Do Home Inspectors check for EMF?

Do Home Inspectors check for EMF?

Unfortunately, traditional home inspections do not consider EMFs. Home inspectors, of the traditional type, may test electrical wiring as it applies to electrical code and functionality – however a traditional home inspection will not test for wiring and grounding issues that can result in EMF hotspots inside the home.

What is EMF test report?

An electromagnetic field test measures the amount of electric, magnetic and electromagnetic exposure a product emits to its users to, including static, extremely low frequency and radio frequency fields. EMF testing is required to assess the levels of exposure and compare them against reference levels.

What is a normal EMF reading?

In a study that measured EMF in almost 1000 homes in the United States, 50% had average EMF levels of 0.6 mG or less, and 95% had average EMF levels below 3 mG. Keep in mind that these are average EMF levels within a home.

What is a safe distance from EMF?

Based on findings like these, a minimum safety distance of 1/4 mile (1320 feet) might be considered prudent. And again, individuals with EMF hypersensitivity or other serious health issues may want to consider a much greater safety distance, perhaps a half mile, or even more.

How do you test EMF at home?

You can check EMF levels in your home with an EMF meter. These handheld devices can be purchased online. But be aware that most can’t measure EMFs of very high frequencies, and their accuracy is generally low, so their efficacy is limited. You can also call your local power company to schedule an on-site reading.

How do you test EMF levels?

How can I reduce EMF in my home?

1) Turn off Wi-Fi router, especially at bedtime (and whenever not using). 2) Cell phone hygiene: i) Keep cell phone on airplane mode when not actively using the phone. ii) If you need to make a call on the cell phone, use the speaker phone function rather than placing the device close to your ear.

How can I reduce the EMF in my home?


  1. Get rid of your microwave.
  2. Power down at night.
  3. Change your cell phone to airplane mode.
  4. Keep all wireless devices out of the kitchen and bedroom.
  5. Do not carry your phone on your body.
  6. Use a selfie-stick.
  7. Talk on your wireless device using speakerphone.