How do I remove lead paint or can I just paint over it?

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  • Peggy L Burnette Peggy L Burnette on Jan 17, 2019

    Hi Nancy, here is some information on painting over lead paint. Please be safe. Fact Or Fiction: Painting Over Lead Paint Is Safe | ZOTA Professional ...

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    Dec 20, 2017 - If they are both in good condition, then painting over them will form a barrier against the toxins in the lead paint. Not any normal paint will safely cover lead-containing paint. ... It's applied over the lead-based paint as a sealant to prevent paint chips or dust from being breathed in or escaping.

  • Heje Heje on Jan 17, 2019

    A professional trained in lead paint removal has to take care of getting rid of it. If the paint has adhered well and not chipping or painting - it can be painted over with the same type of paint (oil on oil).