06:58AM | 08/12/01
Member Since: 08/11/01
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I am purchasing an older Victorian home that I am sure has lead paint in it. I also have a 3 month old child and want to minimize any possible exposure of lead paint. Is it possible to safely strip the paint? Are there chemical removers available that will make the removal safe? Finally, is is safe to simply place a good quality paint over any existing lead paint to "encapsulate" it?

Jay J

07:27AM | 08/12/01
Member Since: 10/26/00
782 lifetime posts
Hi newbie,

Here's a recent post from the old BBS about lead paint. It's NOT the total answer but it's a start. If you have more ?'s, post back.

Lead Paint Removal

My best to ya and hope this helps.

Jay J -Moderator


03:25PM | 08/18/01
Member Since: 07/11/00
80 lifetime posts
Removal of leqad paint can safely and easily be done using the PEEL AWAY I paint removal system. Flat surfaces ie plaster walls, etc can be encapsulated but you should use a good lead encapsulation product and not just paint. Visit the web site
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