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Lead Paint

  • How To Test For Lead Based Paint

    The dangers of lead poisoning are real, especially in older homes. If your home was built before 1978 there is a good chance that lead paint or pipes/solder was used. Lead…

  • New Lead Paint Laws Updated

    The new lead paint rule instituted by the EPA that requires special handling when remodeling all pre-1978 homes has now been slightly altered. Beginning today, all contractors performing renovation, repair or…

  • New Lead Paint Regulations are Here

    On April 22, 2010 remodelers must comply with a new federal regulation pertaining to lead paint exposure. Supporters say it will protect them and their children from lead poisoning but many…

  • Take Precautions When Removing Lead Paint

    In the mid-19th-century lead was used extensively by the more wealthy homeowners. So if your old home is of better construction and condition it could be more likely toxic. Old homes…

  • Tips to Remove Lead Paint Safely

    Old homes are not the only ones likely to be contaminated with lead paint. Any home built before 1980 should have it’s interior and exterior paint tested for lead. The older…

  • Lead Paint Removal

    We’ve touched on the dangers of lead paint and now House in Progress has started their own lead paint stripping process after highlighting the history of lead paint use in this…