NYC Renovation Essentials: Asbestos and Lead Removal

Lead Hazard

Renovating a property in the vibrant city of New York is an exciting prospect. However, it’s essential to be aware of potential hazards, particularly asbestos and lead, which can lurk in older buildings. At NYTDR (New York Total Damage Restoration), we offer comprehensive services to address these concerns during your renovation, serving as your trusted […]

Lead Paint Poisoning Prevention In New York City

Lead Poison

If you’re living in or planning to move to New York City, you may be concerned about lead poisoning. Lead can come from various sources, including paint, soil, spices, and medicines. It can also cause health issues, particularly for children and expectant mothers. This guide focuses on lead poisoning from paint and how to prevent […]

How to Identify Asbestos in Your Home

Asbestos Test

Asbestos is a mineral found naturally in certain types of rock worldwide. From the beginning of the 1940s to the 1970s, asbestos was widely used in manufacturing products, particularly building materials. This was because of its; Fire resistance Durability Reasonably low price Sadly, it was later discovered that exposure to asbestos fibers presents severe risks […]

Lead Poisoning in The Home

Lead Hazard

Lead is a harmful metal occurring naturally in the earth’s crust and can harm human and animal health. Lead poisoning results from long-term exposure to high levels of lead in the body. Anyone can get lead poisoning. Children six years and below are, however, more vulnerable. Children as still growing; thus, their brains and nervous […]

No Lead in NYC Water Fountains – LeadFreeNYC


Over 3500 water fountains in New York’s parks will be tested for lead contamination in the next couple of weeks. Contrary to popular belief that this must be a result of discovering lead contamination in the water,  not one of NYC parks water fountain was ever found to contain any level of lead. The lead […]

Lead in Pre War Buildings in NYC

NYC buildings

New York City has long held an admired reputation for its consistent and long-lasting war on the phenomenon of lead poisoning New York. While the U.S. did not enforce a national ban on lead paint until 1978, the city enforced one starting in 1960. In 2004, NYC came up with a housing law to aim […]