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Poisoned by Paint, an Op-Ed Article

Thought this was worth sharing… (taken from The Record, written by Steve C. Gold). IT IS SUPPOSED to be a problem of the past – children poisoned by the lead in the paint in their homes. After all, the government banned lead-based paint from homes in 1978. But...
What’s a Carpet Beater Bar? (Lead RRP)

What’s a Carpet Beater Bar? (Lead RRP)

The EPA’s Lead RRP requires contractors to use a HEPA Filter Vacuum Cleaner equipped with a carpet beater bar when working in a carpeted work-area. So, one of the most common questions we’re getting in reference to the RRP is “what’s a carpet...

Great Question! DO EPA Lead Rules Apply to Homeowners?

From http://www.shawnmccadden.com/rrpedia/bid/38663/Do-EPA-RRP-lead-rules-apply-to-home-owners-who-do-their-own-work Question: We are located in a town where a majority of the homes are pre- 1940. How do the new lead rules apply to home owners who do their own work?...

Lead RRP : D-Day is Right Around the Corner

My google alerts for the Lead RRP have been OVERFLOWING with internet mentions of the upcoming EPA rule.  April 22nd is D-Day, and it seems contractors are scurrying to get certified and equip themselves with the proper tools to be in compliance.  Today, we (Nilfisk...