What New Lead Paint Laws Mean for Homebuilders

Tighter regulations on lead paint intended to reduce lead poisoning were originally passed in 2008. New lead paint rules are affecting everyone from landlords to remodelers to home builders as rules intended to reduce the risk of lead poisoning have come into effect. Here is what new lead paint laws mean for homebuilders and the construction industry as a whole. An Overview of the Rules Lead paint laws went into effect in 2010 requiring any renovation on homes built before 1978 to be done by a certified contractor. Certified contractors themselves are trained in safe […]