What have you done to protect your home against RADON?

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas, but it can build up inside homes and cause lung cancer (it’s number 2, after smoking). You can buy radon test kits to check for radon, improve home ventilation, and other things.

 January is National Radon Action Month.

Stay Informed! Go Green

– Erica


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    reba said,

    how can we check for radon? what kind of things/places house radon or increase radon production?

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      esleznik said,

      “Radon is a cancer-causing natural radioactive gas that you can’t see, smell or taste. Its presence in your home can pose a danger to your family’s health. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in America and claims about 20,000 lives annually. Fix your home if you have a radon level of 4 pCi/L or more.” – epa

  2. 3

    Killadelphia said,

    What should i do, i think my appt is full of RADON?

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