RENOVATIONS IN HOMES BUILT PRIOR TO 1978 NOW REGULATED Federal regulations issued in 2008 addressing Renovations, Repairs and Painting (RRP) of painted or coated surfaces containing lead-based paint (LBP) in homes built prior to 1978 became effective in April of this year. These regulations are a major initiative to reduce exposure to lead dust and minimize the potential for lead poisoning in homes and child occupied facilities. What does this action mean to you? ... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Jun 13
SHOULD I BE CONCERNED ABOUT LEAD PAINT IN MY HOME? This is a question we are asked quite often.  Our answer surprisingly enough is a question; “What year was your home built?”  The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) have done extensive research over the years and estimate 64 million homes have some lead-based paint (LBP). If you home was built prior to 1940 there is an 86% likelihood your home contai... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Jun 7