OAKLAND — Host, Sarah Rutan: When repainting a home built prior to 1978, proper lead-safe protocol is a must. Today we’re in Oakland with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Soumil Amin of CertaPro Painters of Berkeley to learn more.
Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, Soumil Amin: Today, we are going to be talking about lead-safe sanding and preparation procedures. Any home that’s built before 1978 has a potential for lead-based paint. It’s a big deal. There’s been a lot of research and developments on the effects of lead-based paint if it gets into your blood stream or if it gets into your environment. So, proper procedures is important to do when you’re preparing your home. Read more