About Radon

What is Radon?

radon_movementRadon is a radioactive, colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas that occurs naturally as other elements decay. Radon gas from natural sources can accumulate to far higher than normal concentrations in buildings, especially in low areas such as basements and crawl spaces.

What happens if I’m exposed to Radon?

lung cancerEpidemiological studies have shown a clear link between breathing high concentrations of radon and incidence of lung cancer. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), radon is the second most frequent cause of lung cancer, after cigarette smoking, causing 21,000 lung cancer deaths per year in the United States. About 2,900 of these deaths occur among people who have never smoked. While radon is the second most frequent cause of lung cancer, it is the number one cause among non-smokers, according to EPA estimates.

Why do I need Radon Mitigation?

According to the EPA, Colorado’s Western Slope is categorized in the Highest Potential¬†with average indoor radon levels above the recommended level. Radon Mitigation protects your home and loved ones by properly venting basement and crawl spaces to safely remove trapped radon. Mr. Rodriguez, owner and operator, is a certified professional ready to use his experience and quality products to provide you with peace of mind. Contact us today!