Radon Disclosures

Radon is a colorless, odorless, naturally occurring gas that can enter any home through tiny cracks in the foundation. Ironically, well-insulated homes are more likely to have radon problems. Radon is a lung carcinogen and may contribute to lung cancer deaths, especially among cigarette smokers.

  • Radon is naturally occurring and has been found in all states.
  • Testing is the only way to determine whether a home has elevated levels of radon.
  • Radon testing is not required but is recommended by the EPA’s Homebuyers and Sellers Guide to Radon.
  • The EPA recommends that repairs be made to reduce radon if levels exceed four picocuries per liter of air.
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