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 …

How to stay safe when stripping paint

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In recent years the consumer has become more demanding in terms of the environment and their family’s wellbeing, which has been reflected in a wide range of areas such as the growth of low odour paints and varnishes, natural products, organic foods, fair trade products, etc, etc. With regard to DIY, one of the most dangerous DIY jobs is stripping …