**Note: There is currently no funding available for Lead Based Paint Remediation services.**
BMAC is a sub-contractor for the Department of Commerce in lead paint remediation. Staff members are certified by the Lead-Based Paint Program. This service is available to residents of Walla Walla, Columbia and Garfield Counties. Please call our office for more information.
Exposure to lead-based paint can be harmful to children and adults.
- Three-quarters of the homes built before 1978 contain some lead-based paint.
- Test your home and family for lead if you think a potential hazard exists.
- Temporary measures to reduce lead exposure range from following specified cleaning techniques to good nutrition.
- Permanent measures include component removal and replacement, paint removal, and covering painted surfaces.
Lead based paint literature from HUD can be found at this link.