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Renovation, Repair and Painting Program: Consumers
Common renovation, repair, and painting activities that disturb lead-based paint (like sanding, cutting, replacing windows, and more) can create hazardous lead dust and chips which can be harmful to adults and children. Home repairs that create even a small amount of lead dust are enough to poison your child and put your family at risk. For more information, read EPA's guide that describes why you should hire a lead-safe renovator.
Need to hire renovator or contractor? Make sure you find EPA or state lead-safe certified renovation contractors in your area.
- Watch this video discussing the RRP Rule and showing how a contractor can remodel, repair or paint a home the lead-safe way Exit
- Doing a renovation yourself? Learn about how to work lead-safe in your home.
- Is your child’s daycare or school being renovated, repaired, or painted? Learn more about renovations in child-occupied facilities.
- Learn about lead in your home or what you can do to protect your child.