How To Safely Remove Lead Paint From Your Home

2021-06-02T14:04:19-07:0005/05/2021|

6 MIN READ

Banned from residential paints in 1978, lead paint is in the majority of homes built before that year. Lead poisoning is caused by paint that is flaking, peeling, chipping, and chalking, or by dust during a repair project. However, by following the EPA guidelines, we can safely contain the dust and keep your home lead-safe and worry-free.

Proper Masking And Taping Are Essential To Home Painting

2021-06-02T14:20:29-07:0011/30/2020|

3 MIN READ

Precision masking includes masking windows, floors, and personal items with the correct masking material, i.e., plastic film or masking paper for nonbreathable surfaces, landscape fabric for plants, and breathable areas. By ensuring tight masking on lead containment, it's also paramount for safety.

Proper Lead Paint Containment

2021-06-02T14:33:11-07:0011/09/2020|

3 MIN READ

As the Pacific Northwest leader in lead-safe renovations, SFW Painting can remove the old paint and give you a new look that brings out the best in your home. We pay special attention to detail during this process as we want to leave no lead dust particles behind! Lead paint removal and lead paint abatement is something we do well.

Can You Paint Over Lead Paint?

2021-06-02T14:01:54-07:0009/01/2020|

3 MIN READ

Have you checked your home for lead paint? Do you see visible signs of cracking and peeling paint but can not confirm it’s lead? Buying or living in a home built in or before 1978, prior to the ban on the use of lead paint, can leave you wondering whether or not the house has lead paint.

Removing Lead Paint from the Floor

2021-08-13T12:09:03-07:0011/04/2019|

1 MIN READ

Homes that were constructed in the early 20th century were often made with lots of hardwood flooring; however, over time, many homeowners have decided to paint the hardwood floors.

Lead Paint Containment

2021-08-09T10:55:53-07:0009/02/2019|

1 MIN READ

The reason for this is that lead paint is harmful to human health. Ingestion of lead paint, via breathing lead paint dust particulates or otherwise coming into close contact with lead paint, can cause lead poisoning.

Festool Dust Extractor

2021-08-09T11:07:47-07:0004/22/2019|

1 MIN READ

In accordance with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulatory standards, the Festool Dust Extractor removes 100% of the dust particulates created by the Festool HEPA Sander.

Festool Power Shaver

2021-08-09T12:03:20-07:0004/01/2019|

1 MIN READ

The Festool Power Shaver represents top-of-the-line professional lead paint removal equipment. It is one of the latest paint removal technologies on the market that SFW Painting uses to ensure the highest quality lead paint removal on your home.

Festool Sander

2021-08-09T12:16:52-07:0003/11/2019|

1 MIN READ

One important machine used to remove lead paint from wood floors is the Festool HEPA Sander, which functions through suctioning lead paint particulates into a Festool Dust Extractor system.