What is Radon & Why is it a Problem?
Radon is a tasteless, odorless, naturally occurring radioactive gas. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Radon is a health hazard and is attributed to over 20,000 lung cancer related deaths per year.
Why Do We Test Your Home for Radon?
Those of you living in a home near Ellicott City, Sykesville, or Annapolis that have been exposed to radon have a far greater chance of getting lung cancer because they have been classified as high risk zones according the EPA. The risk is even higher for those of you who smoke.
The only way to determine how much radon is in your home is to get a radon test. If your home contains a significant of radon, it is possible to remove it, reducing the chances of getting lung cancer