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Lead Paint Abatement Costs

Understanding lead paint abatement costs and contracts. The lead paint abatement world can be a foreign, confusing place. Strict yet confusing regulations and the stress of dealing with a toxic substance in your home make for a very taxing situation. To add to this,...

Lead Paint Encapsulation

What is Lead Paint Encapsulation and how does it work? Lead paint encapsulation is a method of containing lead paint by covering the contaminated surfaces with a lead-safe liquid coating. And why not just paint over it? Unfortunately, regular paint isn’t enough...

The Winter Menace: Ice Dams

A cozy house with Christmas lights and sparkling icicles – a typical winter image. Those icicles might look pretty, but they’re actually a sign of poor insulation and, most likely, ice dams. After last winter, ice dams are particularly familiar to most people living...

Mold Facts You Should Know

We encounter mold every day, but what do we really know about it? To get you started, here are 6 mold facts: Mold is often dismissed as a harmless annoyance. But mold can actually be a serious health problem. It can cause respiratory issues, sore throat, eye...

The Lead Paint Abatement Process

The Lead paint abatement Process (or “deleading”) is bringing the house to a lead-safe condition by stripping, encapsulating, or replacing contaminated surfaces. The lead abatement Process has three main steps: 1. Initial Inspection by a Licensed Lead Inspector The...

2015 Orlando National Lead and Healthy Housing Conference

The National Lead and Healthy Housing Conference, sponsored in part by the Lead and Environmental Hazards Association (“LEHA”), was held in Orlando Florida from April 20 – 23. Ron Peik is President of LEHA and attended the conference along with Alpine’s Theresa Clasby...