Learn about Radon and how it can affect you.
What is radon?
Radon is a radioactive, odorless, colorless, and tasteless noble gas and can cause health problems due too its high radioactivity primarily affecting the lungs.
How does radon get into your home?
Air pressure in your home is usually lower than the soil around your home, so the radon is drawn into your house through foundation cracks and other openings. Radon usually is drawn into your basement and settles there.
What are some health risks of radon build-up?
Radon build-up in basements is very dangerous for anyone that breathes it. Radon is the number one cause of lung cancer for non-smokers according to the EPA and there are many other health risks caused by the inhalation of this highly radioactive gas.