Posts for : August 2017

The Dangers of Lead Paint: How to Protect Your Family  0

Wall with dangerous, cracking lead-based paint

Lead was once a common ingredient in house paint in the vast majority of homes before the dangers were fully known. It was mainly used due to the pigment it provided and the increase in durability it afforded.

Although it was officially banned in U.S. paint in 1978, millions of homes and establishments still have remnants of lead-based paint both inside and out. With exposure still possible, what are the dangers of lead paint in your home?

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