Facts About Radon
Fast Facts About Radon Gas
- Radon gas is the the #1 cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. Smokers are at a much higher risk. Learn more...
- Recent estimates cite that about 21,000 deaths per year are attributed to radon gas exposure.
- Elevated radon levels are found in all 50 states in the US and across Canada. 1 in 15 homes in the US have high radon levels.
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- Testing for radon is easy, cheap and can done by anyone. If you are purchasing a home it will be necessary to have a certified testing company perform the test.
- All types of homes have radon, even new construction. Do not assume that just because your neighbors levels are low,
that yours will be also.
- An elevated radon level shouldn't deter you from purchasing a home. Radon levels can be reduced to levels approaching outdoor averages or better. 85% of the radon mitigations performed by our company are below 1pCi/L.
- The average indoor level in the US is 1.3pCi/L. The average outdoor level 0.4pCi/L. The EPA's action level is 4pCi/L. Remember radon is a radioactive gas and the EPA suggests that you may want to consider fixing your home even with levels between 2 and 4pCi/L. The World Health Organization now recommends 2.7pCi/L as a worldwide standard.
Learn more interesting facts about radon gas at... www.epa.gov
- Radon reduction can range from $800 to $2500. The average price is about $1200. Learn more about radon mitigation...
These are some basic radon facts about this cancer causing gas. Radon gas is a serious health threat and needs to be taken seriously. But unfortunately this often occurs after it's to late.
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