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Does Radon Stay in the Basement?

Does Radon Stay in the Basement? 

Is there Radon Gas in your Ohio home? Did you test your home for radon and find elevated concentration levels of this radioactive gas inside your home? 

Maybe this is the first you're hearing of radon, you might be wondering why you even need to worry about radon in the first place. Or maybe you're wondering, doesn't radon gas stay in the basement? I don't live in my basement, so what is there to be worried about? 

While those are good questions, the unfortunate answer is NO, radon gas does not just stay in the basement. If there is radon problem in your home, there is a problem throughout your entire home, including your most lived in areas like the living room, bedrooms, and kitchen. 

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The 8 Biggest Lies and Myths About Radon Gas

What Are the Biggest Lies About Radon Gas?

There are many people who do not know about radon or the full extent of the health problems high concentration levels of radon gas can cause. 

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is produced by the breakdown of uranium and thorium in rock, soil, and water. It is the only gas under standard conditions that has radioactive isotopes and is a health hazard because of its radioactivity level. 

There are many lies floating around about radon, but today in this post, we are going to discuss

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My new home came with a builder-installed passive radon system, is that good enough?

When it comes to Radon Gas, you want to be sure you're not living with dangerous levels in your home. 

Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, and the leading cause for non-smokers has home buyers concerned, and rightly so. 

Many people who are having a new home built will just have a builder-installed passive radon system installed, and they will be good to go. 

Unfortunately, this is not always true and can lead the new home owner's into thinking

 they have a system that is working to eliminate the hazardous gas from their home, when in reality, it may only be reducing the levels by 50%

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