When you purchase an older home, they make you sign a waiver acknowledging the presence of lead paint. It's paint. Can't be that dangerous, right? After all, lead is just a piece of metal. Wrong. Lead is critically poisonous. We usually don't hear of metals being poisonous - after all, you wrap your food in aluminum all the time. Here we take a look at the science … [Read more...] about Why Should I Be Careful Around Lead Paint?
EPA Lead Paint Regulations
By using compliant products and procedures, you can reduce your chance of being tacked with a fine from the EPA. The Environmental Protection Agency’s Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule (EPA RRP) has been in full-force, by penalizing contractors that are not using the proper products and processes required for renovation work. With millions of homes across the country aging, … [Read more...] about Avoid the Hefty EPA Fines by Using Compliant Products & Procedures
You can run, but you can’t hide from lead! Massachusetts Attorney General Settles with Landlords. As the saying goes, “you can run but you can't hide’ is very true, especially when it comes to lead-based paints. According to reports from Legalnewsline.com, the Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced settlements on Friday with multiple landlords to resolve … [Read more...] about You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide From Lead
WAKE-UP CALL: Improper Lead Paint Abatement Sends Recent Rental Property Owner to Prison The EPA has begun taking serious measures towards those not following EPA RRP guidelines. A Baltimore, MD based rental property owner ignored the guidelines and is now facing prison time. According to the report, C. Murrell owned and managed approximately 175 rental housing units … [Read more...] about WAKE-UP CALL: Rental Property Owner Sent to Prison
Dustless Technologies is spreading awareness and prevention of lead poisoning with proper EPA RRP certified products. Dustless Technologies, an innovative dust control solutions manufacturing company located in Price, Utah, is working to help spread awareness and prevent lead poisoning. Dustless Technologies believes education regarding lead poisoning is important. Contractors … [Read more...] about Dustless Technologies Spreads Awareness Lead Poisoning