Radon Testing Longview TX
Radon is a cancer-causing natural radioactive gas that you can’t see, smell or taste. Its presence in your home can pose a danger to your family’s health. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers and the second leading cause of lung cancer in America. The U.S. Surgeon General and EPA recommend that all homes be tested for the presence of radon. H K Inspections is a qualified radon testing service, having completed the Radon Measurement Operator Proficiency course. We use electronic measuring devices that are placed in the lowest level of the residence for a period of 48 hours, with the results available at the end of the test.
Each year, it is responsible for more deaths than brain cancer, melanoma, or bone cancer. People in every state and in every country on the globe are exposed to it………….usually in their own homes. And while there are daily news reports about the quality of drinking water and warnings of pesticides in food, few people know about the simple, yet effective ways to protect themselves from radon, the second-leading cause of lung cancer deaths in the United States.
Radon Gas is naturally produced during the breakdown of uranium in soil, rock and water. You can’t see radon. You can’t smell radon and you can’t taste radon. Unlike carbon monoxide and many other home pollutants, radon’s adverse health effect, lung cancer, is usually not produced immediately. Thus you may be exposed to radon for many years without ever suspecting its presence in your home.
The USEPA action level for radon is 4.0 picocuries per liter of air (pCi/L). The risk of developing lung cancer at 4.0 pCi/L is estimated at about 7 lung cancer deaths per 1000 persons. That is why USEPA and IEMA recommends reducing your radon level if the concentration is 4.0 pCi/L or more.
While scientists can estimate the approximate lung cancer deaths per 1000 people, no single individual’s risk can be estimated. Testing is relatively inexpensive, easy and is the only way to know whether you are at risk.
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