Why You Need to Check Your Home for Radon
January is National Radon Action Month. During this month, the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) brings awareness and encourages all of us to get our homes tested. Radon can be a very harmful substance found in our homes and this leads us to the question: what is radon?
Here are some facts you need to know.
Radon is a radioactive gas, and the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. It has no taste, and no smell.
Radon enters in foundational cracks in homes that come from the soil in the ground.
Yes, New Jersey’s Department of health strongly advises this.
In most cases, it is not. You can buy do-it-yourself kits at local hardware stores.