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THE LIVES OF YOU ANEI YOUR F00MVIILY, RADON REPAIRS AND RISK REDUCTION Reducing Radon Risk The only way to know if a home has a high level of radon is to test fi&gt; it [f ?,',, discover your home has an elevated radon level, a number of steps can be taken to reduce v'w risk. First, stop smoking and discourage smoking in your home. Smoking may increase the risk of exposure to radon, in addition to increasing overall chances of getting lung caacer. Radon Repairs A variety of methods are used to reduce elevated levels of radon gas including reducing the rate at which radon enters the home, and/or forcing the radon out once it has entered. Methods for reducing the rate at which radon enters the home include: Blocking off or sealing its entry points 0ike dirt floors, cra,zks in concrete walls and floors, floor drains, sump pumps, joints and hollow-block w'a!!s) Reversing the direction of the flow of radon emrv. at_,.'. '-'  ....... . ,<",-;\