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Renovating a Pre-1978 Home

Homes built before 1978 may have lead-based paint. When the paint deteriorates, or is disturbed during painting or renovation projects, it can pose a serious lead hazard especially for young children. ​​​​​​​​​



If you’re thinking to renovating your own residence, there are steps in order for you to protect your family by preventing the spread of lead dust.   

  1. Follow good work practices ​
  2. Consider hiring a certified lead abatement contractor or inspector before you disturb paint ​
  3. Consider hiring a certified lead-safe RRP contractor to do the work ​   ​​​
660 S. Fair Oaks Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Phone: (408) 992-4900
Fax: (408) 992-4901 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Last updated: 9/13/2018 3:09 PM