Facts on Radon for Homeowners:


  • over 3000 people a year are dying from RADON induced lung cancer

  • Test your home for radon to know your risk

  • Radon levels can be reduced efficiently in homes and buildings

What is radon?

Radon is an odourless, tasteless, colourless, radioactive gas.  Radon is in virtually all the air we breathe but becomes a serious health issue when too much accumulates inside a building.


Why is it a concern?

Breathing in elevated levels of radon increases the risk of developing lung cancer.


The David Suzuki Foundation encourages individuals to test their homes for radon



Five Steps in Reducing Radon

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Step 1 – Purchase a Test

Step 2 – Leave it for 91 days or more

Step 3 – Return it to the lab

Step 4 – Know your RESULT

Step 5 – REDUCE your RADON


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