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Information that can answer your questions about renovation and remodeling are categorized into the following categories in the table below. Choose the topic that you have questions about.

* Including "Does the regulation apply to me"?

"Click" on any of the above topics for questions and answers relating to that topic.


Question: One of our gutter installers had a question and I am hopeful that you can clear it up for us. If he is removing gutters with no lead from a fascia board that tests positive, is he or is he not "disturbing" enough to require lead-safe work practices?


If the gutters are attached every few feet by nails or screws then the areas of disturbance would likely be just the nail/screw holes and would not add up to 20 sq. feet.  However, if the gutters themselves are painted, then they must be counted in the square footage determination and would most likely meet the 20 sq. foot minimum for the rule to kick in.

Submit a Question Submit a question and we will review it and post the answer on this site within approximately three weeks.  If you need an immediate answer, please contact the Asbestos and Lead Section directly.  Please review existing question and answer postings prior to submitting your question to determine if it has already been answered.



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Please include street address of violation, contractor name (if known), description of the violation, and your contact information. You may remain anonymous.



Last Revised:  April 14, 2014