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