January is the time to test your home for radon levels. January is National Radon Action Month and brings awareness to radon. Radon is the number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers, according to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates. Overall, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer and responsible for about 21,000 lung cancer deaths every year. About 2,900 of these deaths occur among people who have never smoked!
What’s Your Radon Level?
You can’t see, smell or taste radon, but it could be present at a dangerous level in your home. High radon levels have been found in every state; that’s why it is important to test your home and make others aware of this toxic gas.
Exposure to radon is a preventable health risk and testing radon levels in your home can help prevent unnecessary exposure. If your home’s levels are elevated, an affordable solution can be installed in less than one day! Call AFS today to schedule your testing! 866-257-8991 FREE TESTING AVAILABLE
Take Action this January!
EPA has designated January as National Radon Action Month. Here are ways to take action:
- Test your home: The U.S. Surgeon General recommends every home in the United States be tested! Call AFS for your radon level testing! Learn more about testing your home, including how to obtain an easy-to-use test kit. We can help test your home!
- Spread the word: Spend time this National Radon Action Month encouraging others to learn about radon and to test their homes
- Buy a radon-resistant home – If you are considering buying a new home, look for builders who use radon-resistant new construction. Ask your builder or realtor about this option!
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