Radon Facts

  • Radon kills one person every 25 minutes
  • 37% of all radiation exposure in the US is from radon
  • 1 out of 5 homes affected by radon annually
  • The EPA states you should test for radon in your home every 2 years
  • 1 pCI/L (pico curies per liter) of radon is equal to 2.5 cigarettes a day
  • Radon gas comes from the decay of uranium which is located in the ground beneath your home
  • Radon has been found in every state
  • It is recommended by the EPA, that people should mitigate their homes for radon when they have radon levels of 4 pCi/L or above
  • The health risks that radon causes are easy to avoid in your home
  • Radon is the number one environmental health hazard
  • Radon gas cannot be seen or smelled and the only way to know if you are living with radon gas is to test
  • Radon is found in brand new homes and very old homes and everything in between
  • Levels of radon found differ from home to home. If your neighbor has a low radon test, it doesn’t mean you will
  • Having your home inspected/tested for radon is the only way to know your radon level.
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