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Until the late 1970s, paint that contained lead was in common usage and could be found in most living spaces. The U.S. Product Safety Commission banned the use of lead based paint in housing in 1978, but if you own a home built before 1978, you may still have lead paint that could pose health and safety issues for you and your family. The risks from the lead in the paint increase dramatically if the paint is in poor condition and is cracked, chipping, or in high use/friction areas such as on windows and doors. Anytime the lead paint creates a...