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What is radon?
A natural gas that can cause lung cancer, it’s important to test your home for radon. It is odorless, invisible, and without taste—can not be detected by human senses.
To Request a FREE Radon Kit
Call 203-335-8835 or email us
• Homeowners must provide their phone number and email within 10 days of receiving a radon test kit.
CT Department of Public Health Public Service Announcement on Radon in the Home
How to test for radon in your home
You can purchase a low cost test kit from the American Lung Association of New England. Call 1-800-LUNG-USA (1-800-586-4872) or visit lung.org.
What homes are at higher risk?
Can enter your home through:
In closed spaces, like basements, radon can build up to high levels
Pick up DIY kits to test your home at your local hardware store or online. Follow test material instructions which includes sending the kit to a Certified Radon Testing Lab and receive results in 5 – 7 days.
Must be a home-owner living in the City of Bridgeport
The homeowner must be living in the home that they own
Bridgeport residents looking to obtain a permit to build a new home in the city
How to reduce your risk
Seal cracks and holes found in walls, floors, and pipes.