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May 25, 2012
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Keeping Your Family Safe from Lead Hazards at Home

Do you have a home built before 1978 that still has the original windows?  If you answered yes to this question, it’s important to strongly consider replacing your windows ASAP.  Why?  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that the practice of opening & closing windows can agitate the lead based paint surrounding the windows which can cause lead paint particles to be released into the air.

RESULTS OF EXPOSURE:

Lead can have serious consequences for children and pregnant women.  Children can crawl on the floor where the paint particles have settled.  If a child were to touch the area of the floor where the particles settled and then put their hands in their mouth, they could ingest the lead based paint dust.  If this happens, a child can risk memory issues, hearing problems & hyperactivity, among other problems.  If a pregnant woman inhales lead paint particles when a window opens, her baby can have a low birth weight, deliver early or be miscarried.  While children and pregnant women are the most vulnerable groups, the hazards or lead paint can affect the entire population.  Anyone who is exposed to lead paint particles can experience brain & kidney damage, hearing and vision impairment, nerve problems, reproductive issues, etc.  A vital fact is that lead paint particles may not be visible to the naked eye.

A FEW WAYS TO CHECK YOUR HOME FOR LEAD:

-Paint Inspection: Tells you if your home has lead based paint & where it is located.

-Risk Assessment: Lets you know if your home has any lead hazards in the soil, paint or dust.  It also suggests the most effective ways to address any found hazards.

There are state and federal programs in place to ensure that testing is done effectively & correctly.  Call 800-424-LEAD (the National Lead Information Center) to see who the service provider in your area is.  Please know that home kits are not the most effective way to determine if your home has lead hazards.

LEAD REMOVAL:

Lead paint is serious and it’s important for home owners to understand that there is no safe method for do-it-yourself removal.  Traditional methods such as sandpaper, scrapers, heat guns, etc. do notwork because they cause dust.  Lead paint dust can circulate through your home’s vents and can eventually be inhaled.  Utilizing the services of a professional will allow your family to be safe and will ensure that the lead is eradicated from your home.

The EPA requires contractors to be certified before they can perform a remodel, repair or any project that has anything to do with previously applied lead paint.

LINDUS CONSTRUCTION’S APPROACH:

Lindus Construction uses an x-ray device to scan for lead in all homes they are performing work on that were built 1978.  This technique is cleaner, quicker and more accurate than some of the scraping methods that can damage your home.  They are proud to have more employees than any other construction company in the state of WI that are RRP (Renovation, Repair & Painting) certified.

Reviews

We Strive for 100% Customer Satisfaction

Delivering exceptional service is our No. 1 priority. Read these happy reviews from homeowners who were blown away by their home improvement experience with Lindus Construction.

"I highly recommend Lindus Construction. I have used them for three projects over the last few years and they are easy to contact, the people are friendly and they do very high quality work. Don’t hesitate to use Lindus for your next project."

Darrell M.
Lino Lakes, MN
June 9, 2022

"Kept me in touch through out the whole process. Very happy with their work."

Shelly P.
Minnetonka, MN
November 11, 2021

"Best product. Great people. They really know their business. You won't be disappointed! Thank you!"

Howard F.
Brooklyn Center
October 22, 2021

"Lindus was very professional. Lindus arrived on time and finished in a timely manner. Overall it was a job well done."

Christopher O.
North St. Paul, MN
October 22, 2021

"Love the product! Everyone at Lindus was a pleasure to work with!"

Lynnae Z.
Circle Pines, MN
October 21, 2021

"Great company!!!!"

Jerry T.
Shoreview, MN
October 21, 2021

"Work was great. Crew did great work, fast, clean up was very good. Could not believe how fast that they did the job. When beyond what I expected. Very good work, great crew. Thank you."

Charles G.
Roberts, WI
October 14, 2021

"Quality product and workmanship, on time, well-informed office staff.  Crew is experienced, and respectful of the property."

Carol K.
Bloomington, MN
April 2, 2021

"Tried and true, that’s Lindus Construction. They have helped on three projects now and they always say what they will do, when they can do it and the accurate cost - no surprises! I appreciate the communication throughout each job as well. I have a happy home thanks to them."

Claire C.
Shorewood, MN
March 12, 2021

"We would like to thank you for helping us get this project done. All of the work has been done and we are very satisfied with the results.  The Lindus crews were great to work with and kept us informed throughout the process."

Claude & Brenda S.
Oakdale, MN
February 3, 2021

"Both Randy and Noah could not have done a nicer job.  They were both two real professional guys that did really nice work.  Everything looks just beautiful."

Rob R.
Plymouth, MN
December 28, 2020

"We are very happy with how everything looks and functions. We feel our entire experience with Lindus has been great. Probably the best experience we've had with any contractor that has done work for us, inside or outside."

Dawn L.
Inver Grove Heights, MN
December 12, 2020
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