SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY – LEAD PAINT INSPECTION
Our California Department of Public Health accredited technicians will conduct a thorough lead paint inspection of your property, evaluating the risk posed by degraded lead paint in the form of dust or chips. Although the use of lead paint was discontinued in 1978, 85% of homes in San Francisco County were constructed prior to that year, resulting in a high chance of lead exposure. While intact lead paint is generally benign, renovation, construction, or demolition can cause lead paint debris to contaminate the area, as can the natural degradation of the paint over time.
The report that Environmental Inspection Services will work up will give you a complete picture of any lead in your home or building, and advise you how to deal with any lead paint problems that we identify.
Lead poisoning and lead paint exposure can lead to major health problems. When carrying out any work on your home or building, ensuring that lead paint does not pose a danger is a vital step. Furthermore, San Francisco County contractors performing work on homes built before 1978 are required by law to be certified in lead-safe work practices.
To mitigate these risks, analyzing objects in your home for lead content, as well as removing areas with deteriorating paint, especially windows, cabinetry, and doors, are all good steps to take.