What you need to know about radon.

Many Utah homes have dangerously high levels of radon gas.

Many people ask "do I need to worry about radon where I live?" The truth is that your home may have high levels of radon gas no matter where you live in Utah. Radon gas can increase your risk of lung cancer, even if you have never smoked a cigarette. The good news is that you can do something about this deadly gas. Follow these steps to help keep your family safe from radon:

1. Test your home for radon gas.

2. If your test results are 4 pCi/L or higher, fix your home by installing a radon mitigation system in order to lower the levels of radon.

 

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Related Links


Radon.utah.gov

Find information about the radon problem in Utah, inlcuding information on licensed radon mitigators and how to get a low-cost test kit.


EPA.gov/Radon

Access information on the health effects of radon, the Federal Radon Action Plan, information on managing radon in schools, as well as many publications. Includes information for:

Consumers/Homeowners

Home builders and Realtors

Public health partners

 

Publications

A Citizen's Guide to Radon

A Consumer's Guide to Radon Reduction

Home Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon Reduction

 

 

 

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