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  1. Painting
    Our house was built somewhere around 1900. It has all wood siding, and when we bought the house we didn't even bother with a lead test. We just presumed it had lead paint on it. When it came time to repaint the house, again, we presumed it had lead paint, even though a neighbor had told us...
  2. Painting
    Hello, everyone - this is my third post looking for advice on this project. The first two were very helpful, fingers crossed for this one. So, I have an old turn of the century house with cracking, peeling lead paint on the exterior. I've tried a dozen different techniques to get it off so we...
  3. Painting
    All, Our house was built around 1900, and the paint on it is in very bad shape. It's peeling all over the place, and has lead in it. I don't know how many layers we're talking about - let's say a few. It's an 1800 square foot home with two stories and an attached 3 car garage. We're...
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    I am interested in offering assistance to home building inspectors and their clients pertaining to asbestos, mold, lead paint, radon, formaldehyde and other environmental issues. I also own a housing pre-hab business so I expect the experts here may be able to help me on occasion. What I call...
  5. Painting
    I was under the impression that the new lead rule was going into effect September 30th, 2010. But I was just told by a another painting contractor here in Portland Oregon that in all states it has been in place since April (except Tennessee) Is this true? www.PearlPainters.com Pearl...
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