Decorating Safely & Old Lead Paint in Your Home?
This is a very common risk for both painters and decorators of all types. Painting both the inside and outside of all buildings
Some paints need to be mixed with solvents, most of which can be hazardous if they’re inhaled or come into contact with the eyes or skin—prolonged exposure can result in dizziness, headaches, respiratory problems, and even nervous system issues. Wearing protective gear (workwear) is always recommended esp: while mixing paints, as well as when using any type of spray painting directed from a machine or aerosol can, or painting in any small area that lacks adequate ventilation always keep windows open. Using water-based paints can also reduce the risk of inhaling hazardous substances.