Radon Testing and Mitigation

What is Radon?

Radon is a colourless odorless radioactive gas produced in some soils by the decay of uranium.

Radon is estimated by *Health Canada to be the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking.

*Source: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/radiation/radon/faq_fq-eng.php

Why do I need Radon Testing and Mitigation?

Radon Detector

Radon can enter a basement through concrete cracks and exposed earth. Radon mitigation can be as simple as sealing cracks in a basement
floor and walls.

Radon testing is simple inexpensive to see if it is present in a basement. Testing the overall household exposure to Radon requires leaving meters there for some time.

The Dangers of Radon Gas

Radon is estimated to be the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking.

Source: Health Canada