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  • What is it?

    • Radon is a naturally occurring, odorless, tasteless, colorless radioactive gas.

  • Where is it & where does it come from?

    • Radon is everywhere. It comes from the natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock and water.​

  • Is it harmful?​

    • The Surgeon General has warned that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer.​

  • Can it be found in homes?​

    • Yes, it is common to find radon in every home. It has been reported that one in fifteen homes has an unsafe level of radon.​

  • Can a home be easily tested for radon?​

    • Yes. A certified tester can easily perform a radon test and provide a report within 48-72 hours of initiating the test. All homes should be evaluated for elevated levels.​

  • Can radon be removed from my home?​

    • Yes. If a home has an unsafe level of radon, there are ways to mitigate the problem.​

  • Where can I find more information?​

    • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency​ has helpful information for homeowners regarding radon in the home.  CLICK HERE for a copy of A Citizen's Guide to Radon.

We are certified to test for radon in PA. Click here to view our certification credentials.

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