Radon is a silent killer—you can’t feel it, smell it, or taste it. So you could be breathing in high amounts of this toxic gas and not even know it. In addition, exposure to radon over time puts you at risk of developing severe health complications.
According to the EPA, radon exposure is one of the leading causes of lung cancer, and it’s the number one cause of the disease amongst non-smokers.
Even more shocking is that experts believe that 1 in 15 homes in the U.S. has a high amount of radon.
That’s why it’s crucial to increase your awareness about this radioactive gas.
What is radon? How do you know if your home needs radon testing? Today we answer these questions and more.