Posts Tagged ‘lead paint’

SLC Provides Lead Testing for Bank of America Refinance, Travelers Rental Insurance and More

Southeast Lead Paint Testing and Consulting

Over the course of this year we have received calls weekly from Bank of America customers trying to refinance their mortgage.  Typically its the result of the real estate appraiser raising concern due to paint condition in a limited area.  SLC can educate and explain what we have done for customers facing this.  Not all circumstances are the same, call us 770-858-5323 and we will explain the pros and cons of what other BofA customers did and outcomes.

Also, we receive calls near daily from customers trying to get a policy on their rental house.  … Continue Reading . . .

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Lead paint is still a threat — but it shouldn’t be

If you or someone you know is planning work on a pre-1978 home, please make time to take precautions against the possibility of lead poisoning.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that about 500,000 U.S children ages 1 to 5 have elevated lead levels in their blood. Lead paint, estimated to exist in 40 percent of the U.S. housing stock, is considered the most hazardous source of lead for U.S. children, along with lead-contaminated dust.

Even a tiny amount of lead can cause nervous system, kidney, hearing or other damage, as well as development problems.… Continue Reading . . .

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