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Dangers of Radon

Exposure to radon causes lung cancer in non-smokers and smokers alike. Dr. Bill Field at the University of Iowa has implemented tools to help educate physicians on the dangers of radon and the link between radioactive gas and lung cancer. Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas. It forms naturally from the decay of radioactive elements, such as uranium, which are found in different amounts in soil and rock throughout the world (American Cancer Society). During a radon mitigation, a small

What Happens During A Radon Inspection?

Radon mitigation is a very specialized trade and requires expert level installation. Many home owners who have a radon mitigation system installed have no idea on how it works or if it was installed correctly. There are several general steps involved in mitigating radon and some unique considerations alongside those steps. Initial Testing The only way to know whether your home has a high level of radon is to test for it. This is a simple process where a company will come and