Why Buying Granite May Require a Remediation Contractor

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Radon is a radioactive gas that radiates through natural material such as soil, air and granite. Any material that comes from directly from Mother Nature has radioactivity known as Naturally Occurring Radioactive Mineral “NORM”. Since radon was first discovered to be hazardous, many homeowners have begun to undergo major investigations and hiring a remediation contractor to inspect their building material to ensure that they are not being excessively exposed to it.

Is Granite Safe?

Since granite is a stone that is crafted from rock, the chance of it exuding radiation is more than likely. However, producing hazardous amounts of radon is unlikely. In a recent study performed by US EPA, there is a small percentage of radon that exudes from granite; however, they are so mini