What is Radon?
Radon is a radioactive gas . The EPA (Environmental Protective Agency ) has determined that radon is a cancer causing gas. You can test a home for radon. In the Agreement of sale there is a section regarding inspections. A Radon inspection is one of the choices. There are several methods of testing. A radon specialist can test the home for you. If a radon level is 4 pci or higher the EPA recommends that the radon be remediated. There are many qualified contractors who can do this. Your realtor can provide you with a list of contractors. for more information visit www.epa.gov/radon.
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