mitigation and testing
Radon Express is a licensed Radon Mitigation Contractor providing a full range of radon mitigation and testing services for existing homes and new construction.
what is radon?
Radon is a colorless, odorless radioactive gas that comes from the natural breakdown (decay) of uranium in soil and rocks.
What are the health risks of Radon?
Exposure to elevated levels of radon over the course of your lifetime increases your risk of developing lung cancer. The surgeon general has warned that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Radon is also the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Smoking greatly increases your risk of getting lung cancer from radon exposure.
how does radon enter a home?
Radon moves into your home by migrating through cracks or openings in the foundation. Any home can have elevated levels of radon, whether or not you have a basement and regardless of if your home is old or new.
Radon enters a home through cracks and openings in walls and floors
Is radon found in homes in ohio?
Elevated levels of indoor radon have been found in homes in every county of Ohio. Every year approximately 50% of all homes tested in Ohio have elevated levels of radon.
Where can I get more information?
A Citizen's Guide to Radon: The Guide to Protecting Yourself and Your Family from Radon (US EPA)