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How to Test for Lead Paint in Your Home


Lead based paint was used in many homes built before 1978 and can cause a number of health problems. An inexpensive, do-it-yourself test can be preformed to find out if your house is contaminated. Watch this video to find out how. ...More




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How to Test for Lead Paint in Your Home

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Using a test kit to test old paint for lead.

Using a test kit to test old paint for lead.

The paint in houses built before 1978 may contain lead. While this may not pose a significant hazard if the original paint is intact and has been painted over, it can become a health concern if the paint is peeling or being removed for renovation. You can find out if the paint in your home contains lead with a lead paint test kit.



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