How to Test Granite for Radiation?

Answer All granite contains naturally occurring radiation. Over its lifespan, granite slowly emits this radiation -- mostly in the form of radon gas. The radiation emitted by granite, including granite co... Read More »

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Do granite countertops emit radiation?

Granite counter tops emit extremely low levels of radiation and radon, a radioactive gas. The emission level is lower than that of luminous watches, smoke detectors and X-rays. According to the U.S... Read More »

I've got granite countertops. How important is it to have them checked for radiation, and if necessary...?

Well, in interior design we constantly recommend natural sources such as granite daily. Never is radiation a huge worry. I wouldn't bother getting them tested.EDIT: You can always choose to have a ... Read More »

Is there any radiation produce from my CRT monitor Will the radiation harm the body Not sure about LCD ?

CRT monitors have more circuits, so what you are talking about might be magnetic fields not radiation. There is some talk/speculation of induced magnetic fields (such as the ones produced by high v... Read More »

Is formica granite less expensive than granite countertops?

Formica is less expensive than other countertop materials, including granite and marble. Formica is made of plastic and is regarded as a laminate while granite countertops come in the form of a sto... Read More »