Is radon a VOC?

Answer Radon, a radioactive gas emitted by rocks and soil, is not a volatile organic compound (VOC). VOCs are vapors or gases such as benzene or formaldehyde and come from paints, sprays, fabrics and othe... Read More »

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Radon gas?

Hey Baby,The smell in the kitchen is not radon. Radon is an odorless, radioactive gas that comes from the earth. It seeps into homes through the foundation. Normally it hangs low in the basement ar... Read More »

Where did radon gas come from?

Radon is a radioactive element with atomic number 86, that occupies the noble gas column of the Periodic Table. Naturally occurring radioactive uranium is found in most igneous rock and soil. It br... Read More »

What is radon?

Radon is a gas given off by decaying uranium, which occurs naturally in soil. The gas is a health hazard when trapped in a relatively closed space such as a building or mine. It can also contaminat... Read More »

What is radon remediation?

Radon remediation, also known as mitigation, is the act of reducing toxic levels of radon in an indoor area. The goal is to lessen the amount of harmful radioactive gas resulting in a safer living ... Read More »