There is no other place on earth where there are higher levels of radon then in west central Illinois and Iowa.
Where Does Radon Indoors Come From?
Radon is an atomic decay product of uranium. It travels through the ground and enters a home through cracks in walls, basement floors, foundations,plumbing holes and sump pump pits. Exposure to limited concentrations, like those found outdoors, is impossible to avoid. However, when radon gets trapped indoors, it may build up to dangerous concentrations.
How do I know if I have high levels of radon in my home?
There is no way to know if you have high levels or radon gas in your home unless you measure it.
Is radon in Iowa AND Illinois
Radon is everywhere, but for reasons unknown, there is more radon gas in Iowa and Illinois then anywhere on the planet.