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What is Radon? It is a radioactive, colorless, odorless, tasteless noble gas.

Why should I test for Radon? “Indoor radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States and breathing it over prolonged periods can present a significant health risk to families all over the country. It’s important to know that this threat is completely preventable. Radon can be detected with a simple test and fixed through well-established venting techniques.” ~ Surgeon General in 2005

How would it get into my home?

  1. Cracks in solid floors
  2. Construction joints
  3. Cracks in walls
  4. Gaps in suspended floors
  5. Gaps around service pipes
  6. Cavities inside walls
  7. The water supply

Curious and wondering if your home has Radon? Well Missouri friends here is a link, put out by the government, for free Radon Test Kits for Missourians!

http://health.mo.gov/living/environment/radon/testkit.php

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