Even when older buildings are scheduled for demolition, it is important for an assessment to be conducted by a licensed lead paint testing company like those in our database. Toxins in the paint can be released during demolition and can put the lives of workers in danger. Prospective landlords purchasing a potential rental property should contract with lead paint testing services to detect the presence of any lead paint in order to protect the lives of future tenants. When lead paint is detected, it is possible to remove it, but it must be removed properly and safely by skilled professionals like those in our network.
Lead Paint Testing Costs:
Prices will vary based on the type of removal process that is necessary, the size of the structure and how much of the building contains lead paint. Local labour and material costs can affect the price of a testing project as well. Regardless of the cost, the safe removal of lead paint from a home or building you intend to buy or rent out is essential for the health and safety of the occupants.
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Your lead paint testing questions answered
- What is the importance of lead-based paint testing? It is important to determine whether lead-based paint exists in older homes, as lead is hazardous to human health and can cause serious health issues.
- What can be done if lead-based paint is found? You can hire a professional to remove the lead-based paint in your home. This process can be time-consuming depending upon the amount of lead-based paint that exists within the home.
- How long does lead paint testing take? Not long at all. Some of the do it yourself lead paint tests can deliver answers in as little as 30 seconds. All you need to do is find an exposed area of paint and swab the test over it. If lead is present in the paint, the swab will change colour.
- How accurate are the DIY lead paint tests? That depends on the brand. Some, like the LeadCheck and D-Lead brands, are considered the most accurate, with the lowest occurrence of false results in the industry. A little research can tell you which locally available brands are the most accurate.
- How long will it take to receive the results from lead paint testing? The results are usually available within a few days, but this will depend on the amount of backlog there is at a particular laboratory.
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