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Radon Tests Urged for All Homes During Radon Action Month

 

January 13, 2022



January is National Radon Action Month. Radon is an invisible, odorless and tasteless gas that comes from the ground. Radon can enter homes through cracks in the foundation, openings around joints or pipes and through dirt floors. Long-term exposure to high levels of radon is a risk factor for lung cancer. The only way to know the level of radon in your home is to test for it. Get your home tested this month.

The U.S. Surgeon General advises that exposure to radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, behind smoking cigarettes. Smoking combined with radon ex...



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