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Radon Levels in Daybreak
There has been much talk recently about the subject of Radon but what is it and is it a problem in Daybreak?
If you did not know Radon is the leading cause of Lung Cancer after smoking. It’s a colorless and odorless gas found usually at low levels, especially in home basements and is created by the natural breakdown of uranium is rock, soil and water.
Now we know what it is, how do we find out if your home as a problem. Well the easiest way to check is at the time of your home purchase, your home inspector will be able to tell you if a mitigation system is already in place, and if not they should be able to perform a radon test for you. The test involves plugging in a piece of equipment which takes Radon readings over a number of days.
For those people who already own their home a home test kit can be purchased, or you can get a home inspection company / radon mitigation company to perform the test for you.
If the readings are over 4 pCi/L (pico-Curies per liter) which is the level deemed safe by the EPA, then you may want to consider installing a Radon ... more
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