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. View the radon risk map...

  • 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.


Outdoor mitigation
  • 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

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.

Test for it today!


  1. Home
  2. Radon
  3. Facts About Radon

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.