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Environmental Issues Affecting Your Property

As a property owner, there are many environmental issues that can affect you including lead paint problems, mold contamination, issues with an oil tank and pollution. Learn the best ways to deal with these obstacles, as well as how to make your property more environmentally friendly.

What Is Lead-Based Paint?
Lead-based paint was prominently used in construction before 1978. It is not always a hazard, but it can lead to health problems in children and adults under certain conditions.

Sample Lead Paint Disclosure Form
HUD and the EPA have lead-based paint regulations that must be followed when residential property is transferred. Here are the rules you need to follow and a sample lead paint disclosure form.

What Is Lead Certification?
Renovating property with lead-based paint can create lead hazards. Learn what lead-safe certification is and why the EPA requires it.

Lead Paint and EPA Authoritaahhhh
What is the RRP Rule and how will it affect your property.

The New EPA Lead Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule
The new EPA RRP Rule requires those performing renovation, repair and painting projects in housing built before 1978 to follow very specific procedures. Learn how they affect you and your property.

Remodeling or Renovating a Home with Lead-Based Paint
Many homes built before 1978 have paint that contains lead. When renovating a home with potential lead paint, certain precautions must be taken to ensure lead from paint and dust is not released into the air.

Home Buying-Lead Paint Disclosures and Facts
How lead can affect your health. What sellers must tell you about known lead paint. What you can do about lead.

Toxic Mold in Homes
What is Toxic Mold? Can it affect your health? Can it damage the structure of your property?

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