Types of Testing
Maryland Lead Paint (443) 839-3565
Maryland Department of Environment (410) 537-4991
Full Risk Reduction
This lead paint inspection, requires a Visual and Dust verification, which is generally conducted in a vacant unit prior to occupancy by a tenant. In some cases the inspector might have to do a inspection on a home with tenants because of changes to laws and legal manners. During the process of an inspection it's beneficial for tenants to not be at the home while the inspections is taking place. the inspector on site will have to inspect all areas of the home and any paint 75 feet away from the home that is the property of the owner.
A lead inspector must collect dust samples from each room and livable space in the unit in which children are able to come in contact with.
Each dust sample must be analyzed by a qualified laboratory, the results must fall below specified levels. In general, testing for lead contaminated dust is most likely to be successful in a clean, well maintained property. Flaking or chalking lead paint on windows, in particular, may be an important source of lead dust in a unit. This inspection does not certify that there is no lead in the home its is just to verify the hazard has been reduced
Modified Risk Reduction
For a notice of elevated blood level in a child.
Standards, require a Visual Inspection, a Dust Inspection, and are generally conducted in an unoccupied unit in response to either a:
(a) A notice of defective paint or related conditions which may increase the risk of lead exposure; or
(b) A notice that a child or pregnant woman in a home/ unit that has a lead level of 10 micrograms or higher per deciliter of blood.
(c) Prior to the Visual Inspection, the property owner
should review the Lead Hazard Reduction Requirements of the law.
All work performed must meet the lead hazard reduction regulations, and must be conducted by a Maryland Department of Environment Accredited Contractor or Supervisor. After all work has been completed, an accredited Lead Paint Visual Inspector or Lead Paint Risk Assessor may verify that the necessary work has been satisfactorily completed and can then issue the certificate.
This inspection consists of use top-notch inspection services that will verify that your home is below the lead paint regulated levels for residential dwellings X Ray technologies to verify your home has Lead in the paints history.
This inspection is a waiver of regulations because under 40 degree weather paint will not dry. This waiver is from November to April 1 - 30