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More stories about Lead-Safe Practices

  • JLC Report

    Ever since the EPA's Repair, Remodeling, and Painting (RRP) rule took effect in April 2010, remodelers around the country have been waiting expectantly for the agency to begin enforcement action against violators of its strict work-safety and record-keeping requirements.

  • Lead-Safe Paint Removal

    Choosing the right tool can make a nasty job easier and safer.

  • Lead-Safe Remodeling

    Lead-safe remodeling update; new energy code approved for 2012; error-minimizing tape measure coming soon

  • Leading on Lead: A Rhode Island Renovator Creates a Lead-Safe Shop

  • JLC Report

    EPA delays enforcement of lead-safety requirement; employee-misclassification crackdown; showerhead uproar; more

  • JLC Report - May 2010

    EPA waffles on HEPA vacs; low-E windows melt vinyl siding; drywall ruling favors homeowners; more

  • JLC Report

    Uncertainty abounds as lead-safe remodeling deadline nears; Haiti says no thanks to formaldehyde trailers; U.S. glassmakers lose out to Chinese company; more

  • ZipWall ZP4 Dust-Containment Kit

    Create a temporary dust-containment wall or 'room' with plastic sheeting using the ZipWall system.

  • Dustless Technologies 16006 HEPA Vacuum

    Dustless Technologies' model 16006 HEPA vac meets requirements for the new RRP lead rule, says the manufacturer, and it's affordably priced.

  • Hilti Dust-Collecting System

    As a remodeler who specializes in tile, I work on a lot of kitchens and bathrooms.