The Dangers of Lead Paint

Courtesy of Epoch Environmental Consulting

Courtesy of Epoch Environmental Consulting

There is a high likelihood that anyone who lives in and owns their own home has at some point done some home renovation and redecorating that involved painting either the interior or exterior (or both) walls of their house.

Each year, many people redecorate their home and decide to change the color of their walls. Many people even call upon professionals like us to help them. Painting homes can be a lot of fun (and a lot of work!); however, certain types of paint, like paint that contains lead, can be extremely dangerous to one’s health.

For the purposes of this article, we’ll focus on the dangers as well as frequently asked questions associated with using lead based paint.