Where does lead dust come from?
Old doors and frames painted before 1980 usually have lead-based paint. When the door rubs against the frame this will create dust. This area is called a friction point and can be found on windows as well. Lead dust is dangerous to children under 7, and not good for the rest of us, either.
You can safely and easily clean up lead paint dust for children with a daily Swiffer-type mop under all old doors (including frames) and widows.[Read more…] about How to Remove Lead-based Paint Dust