Take the Test
Do it Yourself
Real Estate Radon
Newborn Radon Program
It's time to test for RADON!
24 years I had high levels of radon gas in my house, and
I did not know it. When I tested my house and
understood the problem, I was able to fix it myself. This
web page is dedicated to people like myself who want to
know if they have a radon problem and want to get it fixed.
is a radioactive gas that causes lung cancer. It is colorless,
odorless, tasteless and impossible to detect without a test.
Radon is produced by the normal decay of uranium, an element
that is found in nearly all soils, but higher concentrations
are found in the decomposed granite soils of the Sierra Nevadas.
When it gets trapped in houses built on those soils, it posses
a lung cancer risk.
is not a trivial problem. According to the EPA, radon causes
over 20,000 lung cancer deaths
each year, second only to cigarette smoke. That's over 50 deaths
don't panic! Radon is easy to test for and very fixable if you
find high levels. This web site provides information and resources
about radon, how to test for it, and how to get rid of it. There
is also a section for those who want to do-it-yourself.
Homeowner, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Radon At Tahoe
for our new Logo:
Ads in Tahoe Mountain News
South Lake Tahoe Radon Map Poster I
will be using at my radon talks.