Radon, a naturally occurring, odorless, radioactive gas that causes lung cancer is found in 5-10% of the homes in Wisconsin above the US EPA guideline of 4 pCi/L. Radon can be controlled in any house, and the only way to know the radon level in a house is to measure it yourself or hire a contractor to test for it.
Radon test kits are available for pick-up or ordering. Call 262.896.8300 to order kits from Waukesha County using a Visa/MasterCard.
Short -Term kits are $10.
Long-Term kits are $15.
Note: Lab Processing is included in the cost.
Kits are also available from the following local health agencies:
- Central & Western Racine County Health Department
- City of Franklin Health Department
- City of Greenfield Health Department