Radon is a naturally occuring gas which percolates up through soil and rock. Exposure to Radon Gas can cause lung cancer. Radon has been found in homes across New York State.
The EPA recommends testing for Radon when buying or selling a home. EPA's Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon. Detection of Radon should not be a deal breaker. Radon can be mitigated.
Hollis Home Inspection tests for the pressence of Radon in your home using the EPA's protocols designed specifically for real estate purposes.
Having your home tested for Radon may help you rest assured that you can inhabit your home safely.