“Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer amongst non-smokers.”
What is Radon?
Radon is a radioactive gas that derives from Uranium
Radon gets into your home from the soil beneath it
Radon is odourless and invisible
Radon exposure can have lasting effects on your health
Testing for Radon is simple and free
Where is Radon Found?
Radon can seep into a home through pipes, windows, sump pumps, unfinished floors, crawl spaces, cracks in foundation walls, and floors; even through foundation walls. Concrete is porous and Radon is a gas therefore it can penetrate through the tiny holes in your home’s foundation walls.
One house can have Radon levels next to zero while the house next door can have levels that are off the charts.
The only way to know is to test