The Problem with Lead Based Paint
Older homes built before 1978 should need to be tested for lead. Before 1978, the government did not regulate the use of lead in paint. While many homes may have paint that contains lead, it is when the paint starts to chip and these particles are inhaled in the form of lead dust, that is of concern. If you are planning to remodel or young children will be residing in the home, it is important to consider testing for lead. According to the EPA, children exposed to lead-based paint can absorb these toxins more rapidly and are at risk for slow growth, hearing problems, hyperactivity, headaches or possible brain and nervous system problems.
Certified Lead Based Paint Testing
Our lead-based paint experts are licensed, experienced and highly trained. Our certified lead-based paint expert will come to the home and take samples to identify whether you are at risk for lead exposure. Our Lead-Based Paint testing is conducted with the aid of a device known as an XRF Analyzer.
InspectorNick.com offers lead testing to identify any potential risk around your home or one you may purchasing.
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