Radon Gas Awareness Week
Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 by Jill Fuller
The Surgeon General has declared October 17-24 as Federal Radon Action Week. The American Lung Association, Center for Disease Control, National Cancer Institute and Basement Systems Dealers across the United States agree radon is a national health problem. Radon is a deadly, naturally occurring and odorless gas, 1 in 15 homes across America have high levels of Radon.
Short-term exposure to radon does not often display noticeable symptoms though long-term exposure can result in cancer. Radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer in America.
Badger Basement Systems offers not only free radon testing but also radon mitigation systems. To receive your free test or schedule for a free estimate on a radon mitigation system in Eau Claire, Milwaukee, Madison and throughout Wisconsin, please contact our office at 1-800-262-1880.