Radon is a naturally occurring gas that is odorless, tasteless and colorless that makes it one of the gasses to be avoided in the homes. It is caused by naturally occurring radioactive gas released in water, rocks, and soil during the process of uranium decaying and moves through the ground to homesteads through the cracks and fissures.

Radon gas testing in the home is one key thing to do in the house since when one is exposed it may cause somebody damages, and it cannot be seen, tasted or smelled. Therefore, the only way to ascertain the radon gas in the homes is by doing a simple radon test and these tests are mainly carried out using the radon test kit. The tests are performed within a period of 48 hours, and it might take up to a week for the results to come back from the laboratory. Though there are some other quick ways of testing the radon gas in the homes such as using the electric testing device. The methods produce the same results as using the radon test kit, but they are usually more expensive therefore if an individual has some time, it's better to use the canister test kits which can be found at the local hardware store.


Radon mitigation can be done in a number of ways depending on the design of the home, the squire footage, whether you have a drain title or a sump pit. The mitigation is done by a qualified radon technician who will be able to tell the exact things needed to do a test to get the lowest radon level possible for the home.


It is a good idea to purchase the radon mitigationtest kit for checking the presence of the radon gas in the house. There are several radon test kits to choose from, but a good sampling should be done to make sure it is similar to a good gas detector or to those test kits used by the engineers and the home inspectors. The kits are available at an affordable prices, and they are simple to use where the canisters are opened to be exposed for two days after which the tested canisters are packaged well and sent to the laboratory for analysis.



Radon test kits are recommended by the quality control companies and therefore are safe to be used in the homes. Doing a radon test helps in prevention of lung cancer conditions both in smokers and non-smokers. It is a simple test which is recommended to be performed in each household. The test kits can also be ordered online and be delivered, and some companies that sell the kits do offer the laboratory services.