Lead poisoning is especially a problem in older cities, where lead is present in the paint from older buildings, in the water supply, and in the environment from cars and buses. Preventing lead poisoning in large cities, where there is so much possibility for exposure is both difficult and expensive. Federal programs have attempted to address this problem.
For buyers and sellers of houses, lead poisoning is also an issue. Houses that were built before 1978 probably have paint that contains lead. Federal law requires that sellers of houses built before 1978 disclose known information on lead-base paint hazards before selling a house. Sales contracts must include a federal form about lead-based paint in the building. Buyers will have up to 10 days to check for lead hazards and are likely to stipulate corrections. A lot of homes today have been remodeled and the lead paint removed so that it no longer poses a health hazard. If you have any further questions about Lead poisoning in manufactured homes please do not hesitate to contact The Thompson Team at 863-325-8217.