Radon

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that can seep into a home from the surrounding soil through cracks and other holes in the foundation. It can cause lung cancer, so it is important to know when high levels are in the air in one’s home.

Resources available through the links below provide more information about radon health risks and means to find test kits or measurement and mitigation professionals.

Environmental Protection Agency - Radon

Maryland Department of Health Radon Website

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(Source: EPA)