Lead is present in many older homes in paint and pipes. Lead poisoning can cause a number of serious health problems. Lead pipes can leach lead into drinking water. Lead paint is a problem when the paint is in poor condition and special processes are recommended when working on lead painted surfaces to minimize exposure.

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