Interior Painting In Charlotte using latex over oil based paint can be hazardous. Removing oil based paint by means of sanding or scraping may generate highly combustible dust or fumes which may contain lead
Exposure to lead dust or fumes can have serious consequences on your health including but not limited to respiratory problems,brain damage and birth defects in pregnant women. Oh yeah, it can ignite to! Controlling your exposure to lead or other hazardous materials requires the use of protective equipment. In the case a respirator is a MUST. For lead information you can call 1-800-245-LEAD.
According to the EPA, many homes,daycare's,schools and hospitals built before 1978 most likely have lead paint lurking under that latex. Ordinary painting preparation and maintenance could create harmful,toxic lead dust.
A new EPA rule went into effect April 22,2010. Painting Contractors In Charlotte performing this kind of work that disturbs the lead-based paint in homes,apartments or commercial buildings before 1978 must be EPA certified and follow specific,safe work practices when dealing with oil-based paint.
So before you do any Painting In Charlotte trying to work with oil-based paint, make sure you understand the dangers involved and get a respirator, or just call Citywide Paint & Repair, Painting Contractors Charlotte NC, Painting Charlotte 1 house at a time. 704-557-6278. 4450 South Blvd Charlotte NC 28209