Lead Paint

Who Is Most At Risk For Lead Exposure?

2020-10-27T11:00:19-07:0010/15/2020|

Children are at the highest risk, as their growing bodies absorb more lead than adults, and their brains and nervous systems are more sensitive to lead’s damaging effects. Since children often put their hands and other objects in their [...]

Why Is Lead Paint Dangerous?

2020-10-27T10:58:19-07:0010/08/2020|

Lead paint is dangerous because when it is absorbed into the body, either through inhaling fumes and dust of lead-contaminated objects, eating paint chips, or playing in lead-contaminated soil it can cause damage to the brain, organs, kidneys, nerves, [...]

What Is Lead-Based Paint?

2020-10-27T10:28:43-07:0010/02/2020|

Often we get asked, "What is Lead-Based Paint?" Lead is a toxic metal that can cause serious health problems if it's ingested or if dust containing lead is inhaled. Up until 1978, when federal regulations restricted the use of [...]