We have all seen the home remodel shows and the various good, and a lot of the times bad things that can happen when rehabilitating a home. Ooops!! Fixer-upper’s environmental mistake With quite a large presence of commercial real estate built before 1978 (lead base paint era), there are definitely environmental issues that can arise. We at J. Wallace take pride in our construction practices and always account for any kind of environmental issue on the front end so there are no surprises!!