Federal law requires that individuals receive certain information before renting, buying, or renovating pre-1978 housing. Landords have to disclose known information on lead-based paint and lead-based paint hazards before leases take place. Leases must include a disclosure form about lead-based paint. Sellers have to disclosure known informaion on lead-based paint and lead-based paint hazards before selling a house. Sales contracts must include a disclosure for about lead-based paint. Buyers have up to 10 days to check for lead.
Attic work is hot and tiring. Work in the morning before it gets hot and keep lots of cool liquids handy to avoid over heating.