Radon is a clear, odorless gas that is the 2nd leading cause of lung cancer.
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The best time to test for radon is during the cooler months when windows and doors are usually kept shut due to cold weather.
Nebraska has a very high incidence of radon in homes; over half of radon test in the state are above the action level of 4.0 pCi/L. The EPA recommends that homes with radon levels of 4.0 pCi/L or more of radon should be fixed to prevent accumulation of radon gas indoors. The resources below will help you learn more about mitigating radon.
A list of contractors licensed to mitigate your home of radon is available. Licensed Mitigation Businesses
For more information, check out this Radon Fact Sheet and visit the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services radon page.
Learn more about the NCDHD radon program on the Radon Risk Profile.