Don’t Let High Pressure Cleaning Turn into a High Stakes Health Gamble
As nagging nor’easters and blustering bomb cyclones make way for warmer weather, homeowners throughout the New York Metropolitan area might actually get to tackle spring- cleaning before summer vacation.
Power washing a patio, deck or home exterior is an effective means of removing dirt, grime and unsightly moss that’s built-up over the winter. But if it’s not done correctly, high pressure cleaning can turn into a high stakes gamble; it can unearth and spread lead paint chips and hazardous lead dust, potentially.
If you’re thinking of growing your own fruits and vegetables this year, use this blog to read up on contaminants that could be in your soil. No matter how carefully you choose your seeds or tend your sprouts, if there are things like lead or arsenic in the dirt, you could be growing a crop of trouble.