According to the EPA, Radon is the number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Overall, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Radon is responsible for about 21,000 lung cancer deaths every year.
Radon is a colorless, odorless radioactive gas found all over the United States. This gas comes from the natural decay of uranium that is found in nearly all soils. It moves up through the ground and can infiltrate your home through cracks and other joints in the foundation. If testing indicates elevated radon levels, there are several proven methods to reduce radon in your home.