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 »

How to Prevent Radon Gas?

Radon, a radioactive gas, is caused by the disintegration of uranium in soil and rock. Because the air pressure in your home is lower than air pressure in the soil around a foundation, radon can be... 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 »

Radon & Asthma?

Asthma may or may not be associated with radon exposure. Lung cancer is the main risk associated with radon exposure. Long-term exposure to radon can cause lung cancer and death. Even low levels of... Read More »