All Homes Have Radon Gas...The Question Is How Much?
Radon testing is the only way to know if you have elevated levels of radon gas
What Is Radon?
- Radon is a gas.
- It is naturally occurring.
- It cannot be seen or smelled.
- It enters buildings from the soil beneath them
What Are The Facts?
- EPA estimates there are 14,000 to 30,000 deaths every year attributed to lung cancer caused by radon inhalation.
- Dangerous levels of radon gas are found in 1 out of 15 homes in the United States.
- In Utah, 1 in 3 homes have dangerous radon levels.
- Radon is ranked as a Group A carcinogen,along with tobacco smoke and tobacco products. This is the highest ranking for cancer potential.