Angie’s List Guide to Lead Hazards

Even though lead is no longer used in paint, plumbing or home construction, it can still be found in older homes. Individuals that reside in homes built prior to 1978 are at the highest risk of lead exposure. The most common way people get exposed to lead is by coming in contact with lead-based paint chips. However, there are many other items homeowners should be aware of.

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