You’ve probably heard a thing or two about Radon. Odds are that if you own a house, you’ve had a Radon test done at some point or another. But do you actually know what Radon is?
The EPA has designated January as National Radon Action Month, and we thought it would be a great opportunity to talk about what Radon is, go over some of its long-lasting health effects, and give you some suggestions on what you can do to help keep your family safe.
What is Radon?
Okay, first thing’s first – Radon is a gas. It is clear, odorless, tasteless, and most interestingly, it’s radioactive. It is formed as one step of the atomic decay process of radioactive elements like Thorium, Radium and Uranium while they’re on their way to becoming Lead.
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