Where does radon come from? Can it be protected against?



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    Radon occurs naturally as the decay product of radium. It is considered to be a health hazard due to its radioactivity. It can be found in some spring waters and hot springs. High levels of Radon has been linked to lung cancer. For your home you can use a Radon test kits. The short-term radon test kits used for screening purposes are inexpensive and sometimes are even free.

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    Radon is a natural gas that occurs as uranium breaks down in the soil, rock or water. Radon is tasteless,colorless and odorless and will cause lung cancer if inhaled. It is estimated that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer to smoking. Any home can have a problem with radon seeping through cracks, joints, gaps and water entering the home. Resistant construction can protect against radon, but the best way is to test ground level and below rooms.

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