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#Radon: What You Need to Know

#Radon is the leading cause of lung cancel among non-smokers.

#lungcancer #celldamage #radonexposure #radoninhome

  • Breathing radon exposes lungs to small amounts of radiation

  • It may eventually damage cells in the lining of the lungs

  • The risk of lung #cancer is higher in those who have lived for many years in a radon contaminated house                                                                                          

  • Produced from the breakdown of #uranium in soil and rocks

  • Occurs naturally outdoors in harmless amounts

  • Levels highest closer to the ground

Where does it enter the home?

  • Cracks in solid floors

  • Construction Joints

  • Cracks in Walls

  • Gaps in Suspended Floors

  • Around Service Pipes

  • Water Supply

  • Through the Concrete Floor

Interested in Radon Testing? Call Hawkeye Home Inspections to test right away: 978-897-7130.

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