You may or may not have heard of Radon gas. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is everywhere. Radon is odorless, colorless, and tasteless. The Radon levels in your neighbors house aren't related to the Radon levels in your house. The only way to know how much Radon is in your house is to test for it. Soil type determines in part how much Radon gets into your house, with construction also playing a role.
We've all heard of someone who has been diagnosed with lung cancer, and they have "never smoked a day in their life". Don't let that be anyone you know! Radon is documented to be the second leading cause of lung cancer behind smoking, causing approximately 21,000 deaths each year. Radon testing is easy and affordable, with accurate results usually produced within 48-72 hours of the start of a test. The piece of mind from knowing your Radon level is PRICELESS!
When having a Radon test performed, make certain that you use a testing or mitigation specialist who is certified through the American Association of Radon Scientists & Technologists National Radon Proficiency Program (AARST-NRPP), or the National Radon Safety Board (NRSB). Their websites are www.nrpp.info and www.nrsb.org. You can search for certified measurement and/or mitigation providers on either site. These professional organizations have stringent testing and education standards before membership is allowed. Jay Gorder is certified with AARST-NRPP as a Standard & Analytical Measurement Specialist.
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