Radon: Facts You Need to Know

CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – You can’t see radon. And you can’t smell it or taste it. But it may be a problem in your home. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. To share important facts to keep you and your family safe is American Lung Association of New England President & CEO Jeffrey Seyler.

How Radon gets into your home

•Cracks in solid floors/walls
•Water supply
•Construction joints
•Gaps in suspended floors
•Gaps around service pipes
•Cavities inside walls

There’s no knowing that your house is more susceptible to your neighbors. One neighbor could have it, another could not. Just like you would have a carbon or smoke detector, are there raydon detectors?

No. But there are tests you can do in your home.

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