Tag: Radioactive Gas

Do Granite Countertops Emit Radon? (And Other Radon FAQs)

People love their granite countertops, though some now consider them too commonplace and prefer materials such as quartz or quartzite. But there’s another reason some segue from granite. They may worry that it will emit radon, a colorless, odorless radioactive gas that comes from the natural breakdown of rocks and natural stones. So, are granite countertops a real risk? Since January is Radon Action Month,...