Posted by: Diane Capuano
The lead removal and abatement market offers many opportunities for paint and decorating retailers. Those opportunities are enumerated in great detail in an article in the August issue of Paint & Decorating Retailer magazine.
Here are just a few excerpts of that article, enumerating some of the potential opportunities.
“Lead abatement in mature markets that are influenced by historical preservation continues to be a huge opportunity for the paint and decorating retailer,” said John Petroci, president/CEO of Dumond Chemicals Inc. “Architects nationally are taking advantage of unique opportunities to restore a property to its original appearance without the hazardous of lead-based coatings. Furthermore, architects and professional painting contractors are being challenged to remove past painting systems to unveil the substrates beauty and luster, particularly wood and masonry.” (more…)