Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Summers are hot in North Carolina and we might help you get ready for the season with our annual maintenance plan. We’ll clear the tools and exchange any worn parts to make sure your system runs effectively and you and your family are snug throughout the season.

When absorbed by humans, lead disturbs veirtually every bodily sytem, most severely the brain and central nervous sytem. At least four million households are uncovered to guide within the United States at present. Many homes constructed earlier than 1978 have lead-based mostly paint; 70 {93d0990eb3917c7dd0fcfc9d27a7b6573d6dcfd953d61eb3dd94c2cc14df4767} of houses built earlier than 1960 have lead-based paint.

That quantity rises to 87 {93d0990eb3917c7dd0fcfc9d27a7b6573d6dcfd953d61eb3dd94c2cc14df4767} for properties built before 1940. If the paint is steady and not deteriorating, lead is not a difficulty. However, deteriorating lead-based mostly paint (peeling, chipping, chalking, cracking, broken, or damp) requires attention.

Testing Homes for Contaminants

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