Question of the Week: What have you done to protect your home against radon?
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Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas, but it can build up inside homes and cause lung cancer (it’s number 2, after smoking). You can buy radon test kits to check for radon, improve home ventilation, and other things. January is National Radon Action Month.
What have you done to protect your home against radon?
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