After we safely contain the areas we work in, we can remove the lead paint. Proper containment is vital as it keeps your family out of harm’s way. It’s no secret that lead indigestion is dangerous for many reasons so, if your home was built before 1978, you will want to have it looked at for lead paint. Lead can cause serious health problems, especially for children, as it can affect their mental and physical development. In extreme cases, lead paint can cause anemia, impaired brain, nervous system functions, or cause lead poisoning and can be fatal.
Removing repairing or disturbing lead paint through normal wear-and-tear such as paint on floors, doors, windows, and stairs can expose you and your family to health risks. Before you start renovations to make sure you chose the right contractor to minimize the health risks of you and your family.