Sherwin receives paint renovation certification

The Bellingham Business Journal

Gordon Sherwin of 2nd Story Construction Inc., recently become a certified lead paint renovator. 2nd Story Construction, located at 3904 Spur Ridge Lane in Bellingham, has also become a lead-safe certified firm. These mean Sherwin and the firm will be able to perform repairs and renovations on homes using lead-safe practices.

Beginning April 22, the EPA will require contractors whose work disturbs lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities and schools built before 1978 to be EPA certified. Contractors who do not follow the new guidelines could face a $32,500 fine.

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