Testing radon levels in your home can help prevent exposure, and it's simple and cheap. Forty-nine percent of homes in La Plata County have required mitigation of the colorless, odorless gas produced by decaying uranium in rocks and soil.
One can't see, smell, or taste radon, but it could be present at a risky level in a home. You can order here and find more information about radon gas.
"Greene County has been designated as a zone one area on the EPA's radon map", Webb said. "New homes can be placed on property that has radon occurring in it", said Debra Hesse, Cancer Services Resource Manager.
Almost 40 percent of Idaho homes tested for radon have higher than recommended levels, according to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.The naturally occurring radioactive gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer, following smoking. Healthy Teton County's Community Health Improvement Plan created a radon action group to increase the number of homes and buildings in the county that test for radon. Testing a home for radon is easy and can put all owners', sellers', and buyers' minds at ease. Some homes have had radon levels up to 315 picocuries per liter of air with an average of 6.6 pCi/L. Minnesota has high radon levels due to its unique geology and cold climate.
The kits are provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's State Indoor Radon Grant fund, and are limited to one free test kit per household.
To get a free test kit, homeowners can log onto www.uchd.net/radon.
And if your test may have come back negative a few years ago, she recommends to continue to test your home in the future to avoid any harm.
After leaving the opened kit in the room for the recommended amount of monitoring time, send it to the laboratory for analysis. Most often, a radon mitigation system is installed in the lowest level of homes and ventilated outside above the rooftop to prevent radon gas from entering the house.
The cost of a radon mitigation system can vary, but typically runs around $1,200. At the end of three days, the kit is mailed (pre-addressed and postage paid) to North Carolina with results available online four days later.
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