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How To Be Lead-based Paint Safe

For Homeowners with homes built before 1978, there is a good chance you’ll need to become lead-based paint safe. In 1978, the federal government banned consumer uses of lead-containing paint, but some states banned it even earlier. Lead from paint, including lead-contaminated dust, is one of the most common causes of lead poisoning. Historically, Lead-based …

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Safest lead-based paint removal method to use?

When using any of the usual paint removal methods expect a messy, time-consuming process with health and safety threats. These methods include mechanical, heat and chemical means to remove coatings. Mechanical methods (sanding, blasting, hand tools) create a lot of dust. Heat tools make gummy, sticky goo and gives off toxic fumes. Chemical strippers have …

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