Lead Paint: Identifying and Managing Lead-Based Paint in Homes
Written by Ray.Victorell

How Do I Remove Lead Paint From My Home?

Lead paint is a very common problem nowadays that is based by the homeowners specifically the people who are living in the older property could not avoid the problem of lead paint. The first step is to check whether the paint is based on lead or not. Lead paint is a common problem in homes that were built before 1960.

The lead paint testing kits are available in the market which is helpful to check that either the paint is based on lead or not.  If there is lead paint then there is no worry as the only risk of lead paint is that it is not appropriate as the removing of lead paint could increase the risk of lead dust. The lead paint service is only treated by removing the paint by peeling and if there are any dust particles it must be cleaned.

If the lead paint condition is good, it is best to paint over the lead paint and cover the seal with new paint. But if the condition is not good then it is necessary to remove it before repainting. The best way to remove the lead paint is a chemical stripper that binds with particles. Some experts use strippers and peel away that work much better than the paint strippers that are tested before and traditionally used. Before removing the paint, it is necessary to wear all safety measures including overalls and gloves.

A dust mask is necessary to improve the respiratory system and before removing the stripping paint it is necessary to make the room that especially uses the soft furnishing curtain and carpets all shift moved so that the dusty environment could be reduced. Chemical strippers should be used to reduce the risk of inhaling dust and work in a well-ventilated area that does not permit the individual to impact on the other side.