November is Radon action Month. It is the perfect time to purchase your Radon test kit, or book your in-home testing by our certified technician. Its inexpensive, simple, and can provide the peace of mind of knowing your home is safe for you and your family.
Remember, Radon Gas is the second leading cause of lung Cancer, and the number one cause among non smokers ! Here are some statistics from Lori Barker , Executive Director, Canadian Cancer Society, PEI Division.
Smoking rate in 2013 was 17% compared to 26% in 2000
One of the most common questions we get is " Is there Radon in Prince Edward Island homes" ? The simple answer is yes. There is basically Radon everywhere. The question is how much? While there was an attempt to map high radon concentration areas, there is also a consensus that living in any given area does not make you safe. The levels are dependent on a lot of factors.
This is a story about Radon on PEI and how it may have impacted one family:
Congratulations to Troy Fraser of " The Waiting Game" on winning our draw for a long term radon test kit. Troy will be testing his home to measure the levels of Radon. Have you tested your home yet? The only way to know is to test !
Glen Gardiner is a Certified Radon Measurement Provider, and also a Certified Occupational Health and Safety Professional