What is the Lead-based paint inspection?
A Lead-based paint inspection is carried out, to ascertain or identify the presence; Of lead-based paint on any surface inside, or outside your home. The inspection procedure is also great for times when you want to renovate your home. It helps you to determine if you should paint over the existing paint or remove it. For this, a lead-based paint inspector inspects all the painted surfaces in your home; Including surfaces covered by wallpaper on the inside, and outside of your home. Home repair services.
Where the samples should go?
Samples obtained are taken to EPA certified laboratories to be inspected using portable X-ray fluorescence (XRF). A comprehensive report of any lead presence is documented, by the EPA’s National Lead Laboratory Accreditation Program. The XRF as an on-site testing device measures the lead in the paint. Also, gives a fast method for classifying painted surfaces; As either negative (no lead), or positive (containing lead). HPD violations.
The next testing to go, after an inspection, is the Risk Assessment?
The risk assessment identifies deterioration in lead-based paint in your home. This procedure assesses and evaluates the extent and cause of deterioration of the paint. The deteriorated paint is tested, also, paint on the surface your child has been mouthing, licking, or biting is assessed. All deteriorated surfaces, including those exposed to your kids must be assessed. Dust samples from windows and floors are also, will be go to the lab.