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Is your flooring contractor EPA-certified to conduct lead-based activities and renovations?

lead-certificationYou may not realize this, but paint isn't the only source of lead poisoning; even clear floor coatings manufactured before 1978 can contain lead. Sanding a lead-bearing floor can fill your home with enormous quantities of lead dust, a major source of lead contamination.

A new, federal law took effect in April 2010 that requires all contractors who perform renovations for compensation in residential dwellings built before 1978 to be trained and certified in the use of lead-safe work practices. 

Pete's is now a certified Renovation, Repair and Painting contractor.

If you hire us, you can (and should) ask to see our shiny new EPA certificate.

To read more about this law, here's the Compliance PDF.