Lead Paint Testing & Removal

check for lead paint Albany NYLet Earth Save Environmental test your home or investment property before you make a financial commitment. Know what you are getting before you buy an older home or business property. A simple lead paint inspection can tell you if the home you are about to buy will need extensive or minor clean up. Get the facts first, before you get the bill so you can negotiate with the current owners for the removal of the lead paint.

Lower Your Chances of Exposure to Lead

kids and lead paintSimple steps like keeping your home clean and well-maintained will go a long way in preventing lead exposure. You can lower the chances of exposure to lead in your home, both now and in the future, by taking these steps:

  • Inspect and maintain all painted surfaces to prevent paint deterioration
  • Address water damage quickly and completely
  • Keep your home clean and dust-free
  • Clean around painted areas where friction can generate dust, such as doors, windows, and drawers. Wipe these areas with a wet sponge or rag to remove paint chips or dust
  • Use only cold water to prepare food and drinks
  • Flush water outlets used for drinking or food preparation
  • Clean debris out of outlet screens or faucet aerators on a regular basis
  • Wash children’s hands, bottles, pacifiers and toys often
  • Teach children to wipe and remove their shoes and wash hands after playing outdoors

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