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  1. #1
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    Finally Posting

    I ran into a member and he said to me to get with the program and get on here so here I am... I must say there is a lot of knowledge on here. I am happy to be part of this. I am looking forward to helping other as well as being helped. I will thank all in advance that are going to help me...

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    1- welcome

    2- 16 post in 2 yrs, you're blistering the board

    3- how do you renovate lead?..
    It`s better to be silent and thought the fool; than speak and remove all doubt.

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    1 thank you

    2 15 of those post were this week alone.

    3 in NJ every one has to get a Lead Renovator card. Here is the short version:
    If the home is older than 1978 EPA requires you have to do the following, if you are going to cut a hole bigger than 3x2 (6sq") , hand booklet about Lead saftey... test for lead if present .... seal of room... due work... use HEPA vacuum... final clean up with swifter and clorax wipes... make sure no dust is presant fill out paper work... it a new thing and alot of people are not doing it yet. BUt the inspectors are starting to get trained in it. We just had our first town tell us that they will be looking for the paper work upon final...

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    #3--------always thought it was referred to as Abatement Certification, whether lead or asbestos
    It`s better to be silent and thought the fool; than speak and remove all doubt.

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    Abement is a 40 hour class and another 710 bucks to shovel in a garabage bag tie a goose neck on it and throw it to the curb. It a joke but a serious one.

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    Welcome!
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    The statement below is my signature and just my overall feeling towards our industry and does not necessarily pertain to you nor this thread.


    There really isn't a legitimate excuse for not doing the job correctly!

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