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Enjoy Peace of Mind from the Dangers of Lead Paint When You Use Our Proven & Patented ECOBOND® Family of Products! Over the last 10 years, thousands of residential, commercial and governmental contractors became dissatisfied & frustrated with traditional costly lead paint removal products and made the decision to replace their old expensive encapsulant products. They found that when they started using ECOBOND® LBP’s uniquely patented ability to treat lead paint on interior and exterior surfaces, it gave them safer and lower-cost results with low odor, low VOC, quick-dry penetrating resin, firm anchorage and paint application compatibility. They can now treat lead based paint in a leave-on application; they appreciate that they don’t have to merely coat the lead paint, they can now treat the lead for improved safety! Did you know that the amount of lead that could be contained in a sugar package is enough to contaminate a 1,500 sf home? According to OSHA, workplace exposure is a major cause of adult lead poisoning and workers exposed to lead dust can inadvertently introduce lead to their homes and family from clothing, skin or shoes. Even very small amounts of lead can be hazardous for pregnant women and young children. LeadDefender® makes it easier to protect your workers, building occupants, and their families.

 

LeadDefender® SEALS AND TREATS LEAD DUST AND LEAD IN LEAD PAINT For use as interior or exterior paint, primer and sealant Eliminates up to 99% airborne lead dust Seals and treats chipping/peeling lead paint prior to component removal Seals and treats lead in lead paint to leave in place or for non-hazardous waste disposal LeadDefender® IS PROVEN AND PATENTED TO REDUCE LEAD HAZARDS UP TO 95% Patented formula chemically converts lead in lead paint and lead dust to provide long term stabilization for non-hazardous disposal LeadDefender® PROVIDES MAXIMUM ADHERENCE TO LEAD PAINT SURFACES Easily applied paint formula – Spray it on, Brush it on, or Roll it on Specially formulated softeners and penetrators to maximize surface adherence

 

PROTECTING SEATS OF HISTORY

benches-sunset.jpgThe Vineyard Gazette reported on April 18, 2016:

 

“In 1896, when the recently organized Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association needed chairs to augment the wooden benches in its grand new Tabernacle, members turned to the Sears, Roebuck and Co. catalogue. Right there, on page 642, below the Sears tag line of the day, “Cheapest Supply House on Earth,” was a sturdy, plain wooden model, at a cost of 60 cents. They bought hundreds of them.

 

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Today most of those chairs are still at the historic Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs, chipped, scratched, cracked and many times repaired. So are the benches.”

The application for funding stated:

“There are few items on the Island that have touched the lives of Islanders since 1846 and still exist today. The benches of the Tabernacle are one of those items. Few, if any, long-term residents of Martha’s Vineyard have not sat on those benches. Indeed, their grandparents and great grandparents have sat on those same benches at musicals, performances, graduations, community sings, national celebrations, and memorials.”

 

Challenges:

It would be less expensive to simply replace the chairs and benches, but that didn’t seem right to leaders at the camp meeting association. “When you’ve got something that old, yes it’s more expensive to repair,” said Ron MacLaren, outgoing executive director of association. “We have a tendency when we do that to lose part of that heritage. Once you replace them all with replicas, it’s not the same. It’s a replica.”

 

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Rick Huss, Co-Chair for the Tabernacle Restoration at Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association, said he takes pride and pleasure in working on a part of history. “Historic is the way to go, but historic costs, the restoration project will include testing for lead paint, a complicated process that also adds to the cost.” Mr. Huss said.

 

How the Product Helped:

This is the Tabernacle restoration project that your product was used on, the project went well for the process used in the restoration of the historic benches that were treated with your exceptional product.

The benches have been around since 1845 and have been painted many times and I chose to use your product during the restoration to protect the safety of the people and environment. Thousands of people will be using and sitting on these benches for years to come. With all the people that will now be using the area I feel real confident that we as an organization have done what we can to protect the public from the exposure to lead paint dust, chips, etc. Thank you all for your help!

Rick Huss

Co-Chair-Tabernacle Restoration
Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association

 

Results:

The MV Times reported on June 14, 2017 that the benches at the Tabernacle are ready for events.

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ECOBOND® - Lead Defender® is specially formulated for residential or professional use with patented lead treatment reagents, paint penetrators, softeners and the best professional grade quality latex paint to penetrate, bond, seal and treat existing lead paint applications and control the spread of airborne lead while providing advanced human bioavailability reduction.

ECOBOND®, patented lead paint treatment technology, is the premier lead paint solution and surpasses all other lead paint products because it is the ONLY product on the market that seals as well as treats lead dust and lead in paint with a Patented Paint-it-on Leave-it-on® Formula. While lead poisoning can cause serious health problems for adults, children are especially vulnerable. ECOBOND®, LLC is the nation’s leader in developing and distributing products that improve the protection of human health and safety from the hazards of lead in the home, workplace, and the environment. With over 15 years in patented and proven success, the ECOBOND® family of products have been extensively used in successfully treating lead hazards in over 11,000,000 tons of material while serving over 100,000 customers in the United States and Internationally.

ECOBOND® - Lead Defender® recently announced new research confirming the efficacy of lead treatment protocols with demonstrated benefits by third party validation of a novel, low cost Lead Contaminated Surface Treatment (LCST). This treatment effectively treats and seals lead contaminated surfaces; thereby mitigating the potential for lead exposure hazards to humans and the environment. To download the full Technical paper titled: “Lead Contaminated Surface Treatment”, visit www.LeadTreatment.com

 

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Source: The Columbian

A project that turned a century-old Fort Vancouver infantry barracks into a new Forest Service headquarters has been recognized as one of Washington’s outstanding examples of historic preservation. Fort Vancouver National Historic Site was among those honored by Washington archaeology and historic preservation officials. The renovation of Infantry Barracks Building 987 received one of the state Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation’s 2017 awards for outstanding achievements in building rehabilitation.

We are always pleased to see the Ecobond® family of products recommended and used in any project, but especially one that has this level of importance!

From the Federal RFP:  MT2, LLC- Metal Treatment Technologies asserts "Ecobond" can stabilize lead. The contractor is strongly encouraged to work with MT2, LLC- Metal Treatment Technologies to determine compliance strategy necessary to meet the Regulatory Requirements of 1.6 above and incorporate the necessary steps into the Lead-Based Paint Treatment Plan.

Depending on the type of removal, as with embedded lead, a change in the procedure and the tools required to safely remediate the lead will follow. Always in the process is the fear that lead dust or lead fumes will billow up, spread and be inhaled by those nearby.

ECOBOND® LBP, LLC is the nation’s leader in developing and distributing products that improve the protection of human health and safety from the hazards of lead in the home, workplace, and the environment. With over 15 years in patented and proven success, the ECOBOND® family of products have been extensively used in successfully treating lead hazards in over 11,000,000 tons of material while serving over 100,000 customers in the United States and Internationally.

To learn more, view our lead paint treatment video or download our free Industry Report: http://www.LeadPaintRemovalReport.com  

 

 

 

Ace Hardware has just approved ECOBOND® - Lead Defender® as a new vendor to serve local communities better in the fight against the dangers of lead paint.We were able to connect with many owners at the Ace Hardware Fall 2017 Convention in Chicago.

Enjoy peace of mind from the dangers of lead paint when you use proven & patented ECOBOND® family of products which help mitigate lead dangers to human health and now includes Bitrex® a bitter-tasting additive to discourage oral contact! Paint & Coatings Industry Magazine recently ran a piece about ECOBOND® - Lead Defender® http://www.pcimag.com/articles/103281-ecobond-adds-bitterant-technology-to-lead-based-paint-treatment

 

If you are a contractor or homeowner needing a lead-paint treatment solution, stop by your local Ace store and chat with the paint desk & ask about ECOBOND® - Lead Defender®!

 

In a move to further serve widespread issues associated with the dangers of lead paint we made the strategic decision to add Bitrex® Bitterant Technology to our lead paint treatment product, ECOBOND® - Lead Defender®. Bitrex®. In a recent press release from Johnson Matthey (UK), is the bitterest substance known and is added to ECOBOND® to reduce accidental ingestion of potentially harmful materials.  In the new Lead Defender formula, Bitrex® creates an added safety barrier to further protect children from lead poisoning by reducing the amount of paint chips or dust a child may ingest.

ECOBOND® is the nation’s leader in developing and distributing products that improve the protection of human health and safety from the hazards of lead in the home, workplace, and the environment. With over 15 years in patented and proven success, the ECOBOND® family of products have been extensively used in successfully treating lead hazards in over 11,000,000 tons of material while serving over 100,000 customers in the United States and Internationally.

 

Feel free to reach out to us directly with any Lead Paint Treatment questions!

 

Kite pixabay dragons 2475205 640It was a bright, sunny day, which means one thing to a little girl named Jessica: It's time to go outside and fly her new kite! Her dad just showed her how to use it yesterday, and now she finally has the chance to try it out on her own. She ran down the street to the park, carefully checked the line and made sure she didn't have any tangles. All set, she started running, let go of the kite and watched it soar up high ... but suddenly, she saw a big dust cloud blow over her kite and send it straight into a tree. She started to cry as she wondered if anyone could get it down for her, but the truth was that the kite was the least of her problems right now.

She started coughing more and more on the way home. She told her mom about the bad headache she felt, but even after laying down for hours, she only felt worse. Then her stomach started to hurt badly. Finally, her parents took her to the doctor, and they discovered Jessica was another neighborhood victim of lead poisoning. How did this tragedy happen?

That same dust cloud that killed her kite was full of airborne lead particles from the demolition of a building right next to the park. 

In this fictional story above, we learn a very important lesson. Especially in older neighborhoods, both industrial and commercial projects often require building renovations. New owners are quick to tear down old buildings and start over, but it's exactly these demolitions that create a major health hazard by spreading toxic lead dust into the air.

The Laurelhurst, Portland preservation group published studies showing that: Most houses built before 1978 contain lead-based exterior paint and sometimes interior paint ... when they rip down a house with heavy equipment, the pulverized paint becomes dust, releasing lead into the air. The airborne lead from a home demolition spreads throughout a radius of 190 yards -- 570 feet -- on a windless day.   

What should construction companies do to avoid spreading toxic lead dust into the air?

In Wayne State University near Baltimore, they've discovered some important steps that help control the spread of lead dust. Workers spray down a building with water hoses before and after the demolition. They need to receive proper training about handling the debris safely. Better yet is the use of plastic-covered fencing as well as proper street cleaning around the demolition site to protect all the residents in the neighborhood. Everyone should be aware of the risks of lead poisoning, especially since young children are the ones most vulnerable to lead poisoning.

Demolishing or Building an Urban Industrial Projects While Being Wary of Lead Paint Removal.

Building up large industrial projects or tearing them down results in the same problem of keeping the area clean and environmentally friendly. Not only do these benefit pedestrians passing by, they also improve the health and safety of the workers that are vital to the project's success. Additionally, there are many regulations in this area, so governments are constantly monitoring clean-up efforts. Reducing airborne particles produces a more productive and wholesome environment for everybody.

Take a recent project in New York City. The island is packed with busy workers, families, tourists and executives. Keeping a site safe and free of too much lead paint particles is a tough job and important.

In fact, the State requires that land lords identify any areas of risk. They must investigate how the lead paint hazards, inform occupants with a written form and provide an annual notice to update people on the status of the lead.  That is not only for current residents but for residents of nearby buildings when one is being demolished.

Just imagine if the land lord used well-tested, high quality lead paint removal techniques. Not only would that cut down on the time and money spent on investigating further lead paint, it would also meet all the compliance standards set by the State.

Now a building in the heart of the city with bustling people, public transportation, heat or cold can still meet all of the standards when it is being destroyed or built. No matter what the condition, new lead paint removal techniques give the landlord the freedom they want and need.

ECOBOND® - LEAD DEFENDER® is the nation’s leader in developing and distributing products that improve the protection of human health and safety from the hazards of lead in the home, workplace, and the environment. With over 15 years in patented and proven success, the ECOBOND® - LEAD DEFENDER® family of products have been extensively used in successfully treating lead hazards in over 11,000,000 tons of material while serving over 100,000 customers in the United States and Internationally.


To learn more visit www.EcobondPaint.com, view our lead paint treatment video