ARVADA, Colo., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a Spring Home Improvement Survey conducted by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and Sherwin-Williams, 7 out of 10 homeowners are planning home improvement projects in the Spring, and of those, 49% cite painting as their top "to do."
When working in older homes, there is the very real concern about lead-based paint. Great care needs to be given to properly testing the areas you will be working on before scraping areas potentially affected. Lead-based paint, a known toxin, was widely used in North America on both the exteriors and interiors of buildings until it was banned in 1978. Lead compounds were an important component of many historic paints. However, in its deteriorated form, it produces paint chips and lead-laden dust particles that are a known health hazard to both children and adults. Renovation and demolition activities involving lead-based paint can create lead dust that is hazardous to the health and safety of the workers and the occupants.
"We are passionate about restoring our environment and protecting people from the hazards of lead with our patented ECOBOND® lead paint removal technology," stated James Barthel, President and creator of ECOBOND®. "We encourage anyone beginning a Spring paint project in older homes to make sure to have the work area tested before beginning." With over 14 years in patented and proven lead treatment products serving over 100,000 customers in the United States and Internationally, ECOBOND® LBP is the premier lead paint solution and is the only lead paint solution on the market that seals and treats lead dust and lead in paint.
You can visit the Sherwin-Williams National Painting Week site to get color inspiration, project ideas, helpful tips and more for your spring painting and home improvement projects.
ECOBOND® LBP, LLC is the nation's leader in developing and distributing products that improve the protection of human health and safety from the hazards of lead in the home, workplace, and the environment. With over 14 years of proven success, the ECOBOND® family of products has been extensively used throughout the US and internationally in successfully treating lead hazards in over 11 million tons of material.
To learn more visit www.ecobondlbp.com
James Barthel, President
14045 W 66th Ave
Arvada, CO 80004
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