EPA Paint Chip Guide for Remodelers in Pre-1978 Homes

Remodelers who conduct work in homes built prior to 1978 may want to consider the EPA’s newly published  “Paint Chip Sample Collection Guide” as required reading, according to an informative article in the Oct. 17 edition of Nation’s Building News. The guide provides a detailed description of how to properly take a paint chip sample…

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EPA Adds Changes to Original Lead Paint Rule for Remodelers

NAHB members were relieved this summer when the Environmental Protection Agency, yielding to recommendations from the association, backed down from implementing a new requirement for lead testing at the completion of a project under the Lead Paint: Renovation, Repair and Painting (LRRP) rule. That clearance testing requirement would have subjected remodeling customers to even more…

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