Since radon prevention doesn’t have to be taken into account when constructing a home or office, it is easy to push it aside and not worry about it, which could lead to problems in the future. EPA established National Radon Action Month to help make home and business owners aware of the dangers radon possesses, so they know how to take the proper precautions.
“We’re making information available to people, and we keep the test kits available year round,” Gates said. “If people are considering wanting to put in a radon mitigation system, and if they aren’t sure what they’re doing, then contact a contractor or the city building inspectors.
The goal is to reduce the amount of radon people are exposed to.”
With all of the easy measures to keep your family and business safe from radon, everyone is encouraged to look into whether or not they are safe from this deadly gas and to use a radon testing kit to be absolutely sure.
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