Consumers Guide To Radon Reduction
Last Updated on Thursday, 10 February 2011 01:54 Written by Radon Mitigation HQ Friday, 4 February 2011 03:19
Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers and the second leading cause of lung cancer for the general population. The Surgeon General and EPA recommend testing for radon and reducing radon in homes that have high levels. Fix your home if your radon level is confirmed to be 4 picocuries per liter, pCi/L, or higher. Radon levels less than 4 pCi/L still pose a risk, and in many cases may be reduced.
If you smoke and your home has high radon levels, your risk of lung cancer is especially high.