What types of renovation are affected?

Any work performed for pay, including painting and remodeling, that results in the disturbance of painted surfaces in pre-1978 homes and child-occupied facilities. 

Examples include: 

  • Removal or modification of painted components such as doors
  • Repairing a painted surface or preparing it for repainting by sanding, scraping, burning, or other action that may generate paint dust
  • Removal of walls, ceilings, and other structures
  • Re-plastering
  • Re-plumbing
  • Weatherization work that disturbs painted surfaces
  • Window replacement

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1. What types of structures are covered by the rule?
2. What types of renovation are affected?
3. What must a renovation professional do to prepare to comply?
4. What must a renovation firm do to prepare to comply?
5. When does the rule go into effect?
6. What actions must renovators take for each project in a home or child-occupied facility?
7. Are there exceptions to the requirements?
8. Are there any other limits to the scope of the rule?
9. Who will certify renovators and accredit training courses?