Most any and all remodeling of structures built before 1978 can and most likely will result in some form of lead paint disturbance which can cause toxic contamination of the dwelling. These days there are many environmental laws and rules governing lead paint work practices. Lead has become similar to asbestos in that you must be trained and licensed to perform the work. Recently a national home improvement giant was fined half a million dollars for not complying with these new requirements. Homeowners, carpenters and contractors alike have also faced stiff penalties. Clean and Green Environmental PSG knows the requirements of permitting and performing lead stabilization and abatement. Knowing we are making buildings and their residences safer is extremely rewarding work.
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Lead based paint removal (LBP) clean-up work itself is an intricate, arduous process that calls for trained individuals with an eye for detail. The LBP remediation process is time consuming and complex, from the initial survey of the job site to work area preparations, containment measures, wet scraping, surface treatment, painting clean-up, and many other steps. Our workers have years of experience and strive to be the best in the industry. We ensure that our workers are trained and certified in the most effective and up to date clean up practices.
Lead Paint removal and stabilization is one of the most important services our company provides. Almost 75% of homes in the United States are painted with products containing lead, this has resulted in a pathway to childhood lead poisoning. Lead dust, lead paint chips and contaminated soil are a real and significant cause of illness. Few people know that lead poses the single most serious environmental threat to children.