Lead Based Paint Program
in Home Remodeling
Causes Poisonous Dust.

Controlling the dust created from lead based paint during home remodeling is a concern for home owners during home improvements and...

A serious concern for real estate investing rehabber projects.

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Lead based paint program

The EPA-RRP Rule:

EPA: Environmental Protection Agency is a USA Government Agency.

RRP Rule: Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule.

As of April 22, 2010, Federal Law Requires:

  • Renovation firms must be certified under EPA's 
    Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule.
  • Individuals must be trained in lead-safe work practices.
  • Training providers must be accredited by EPA.

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Find out more at EPA.gov/lead, to be fully informed in following safe work practices to protect your home remodeling project from lead dust contamination.

Real estate investing in 1978 and older homes just became more costly! Be sure we don't contaminate an entire home with lead dust from disturbing lead paint found in the painted walls,

Or disturb...

Any building material containing lead paint during our home improvements, remodeling, and repair projects.

New Lead Paint Program Tools, Forms, and Certifications.

Containing the dust in a home remodeling project or any "Targeted Housing" project as outlined in the EPA-RRP Rule guidelines will require workers and do-it-yourself home remodeling investors to equip ourselves with:

  • Protective clothing and respirators.
  • Hepa vacuums and negative air machines.
  • Rolls of 4 to 6 mil plastic to contain our work areas.
  • Approved lead test kits.
  • Forms and documentation to follow "Proper Work Practices".
  • Lead warning pamphlets for our customers, buyers, and renters.



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Respirator Fitting 
The EPA-RRP Rule says I can't use the respirators I've been using for more than 30 years! In order to work on my apartments and continue remodeling …

EPA - RRP - Renovation Repair and Painting Rule 
I'm a landlord and do my own home remodeling on my properties. I'm hearing about new laws from the EPA RRP rules. Something about getting certified …

Blood Lead Level Test 
My blood lead level test is 2.0. No action required. I am grateful and maybe a little lucky... Working on old houses that I presumed to contain …

Violations of Lead Renovation Rule Not rated yet
As a subscriber to Qualified Remodeler, the May 16th article about a home renovator facing penalty for Violations of the EPA Lead Renovation Rule is …

Doctor Approval for Respirator Fitting Not rated yet
It's easier to get fitted for Bong, if you know what I mean, than it is to get a Doctor's approval for a respirator fitting. So far, 2 Doctors …

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