Science Not Solvents: The hazards in removal of Lead Based Paint

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Before we start – Lead Paint Awareness! Lead paint is one of the major sources of lead in older houses. It is recorded that about two-thirds of the homes built before 1940, and one-half of the homes built from 1940 to 1960 have been decorated with lead-based paint. Some homes built in the 60’s and early 70’s may also contain …

Science Not Solvents: How to remove artex SAFELY

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Artex® is a water-based covering, usually used to decorate ceilings, and generally brought to a textured finish with the use of a brush or comb. Some older artex® may contain asbestos and it is extremely unwise to sand down or scrape without seeking the advice of an asbestos specialist as this can potentially damage your health and anybody around you. …