Whether you’re a new home buyer concerned about the possibility of lead-based paint in a home built prior to 1978, or even a renter signing a lease for housing built before 1978, our experts can determine your risk for lead exposure in the residence.
  • Soil and water testing
    • Soil testing (lead, arsenic, cadmium, and almost any other factor requested)
    • Brief property diagram
    • Collect samples
    • Analyze for lead in ppm (other metals may also be included)
    • Drinking water testing (including lead, copper, arsenic, bacteria and almost any other factor requested)
    • Collect samples
    • Analyze drinking water for quantity of lead (micrograms per liter)

  • Partial lead testing
    • Brief consultation with client to determine appropriate scope of inspections
    • Direct XRF testing of all surfaces requested by the client
    • Final reporting on all tested materials

  • Remodeling testing
    • Pre-construction XRF testing of painted or stained materials
    • Floor-plan of areas slated for disturbance
    • Direct testing of all materials to be disturbed during remodeling
    • Immediate on-site results
    • Final reporting meeting all local, state, or federal guidelines that are applicable
    • Soil testing
    • Collect and analyze soil near remodeling to generate a pre-construction baseline (this can be used by contractors to ensure they are not held liable for soil that was contaminated before work has begun)
    • Clearance inspections (compliant with HUD and section 8)
    • Evaluation of history and documentation of the project
    • Visual inspections of areas included in construction to determine if dust is present
    • Dust-wipe sampling and analysis to determine lead content (micrograms per square foot)
    • Soil testing and visual clearance for paint chips

  • Section 8 compliance testing
    • Review of documentation and request for testing from section 8
    • Direct XRF testing of all areas of damaged paint listed in section 8 paperwork
    • Final reporting compliant with HUD standards

  • TCLP lead-leaching study
    • Collect representative sampling of debris (this is required for all full demolition projects in homes built before 1978)
    • Send samples for analysis to determine appropriate waste stream
    • Final reporting on hazardous waste designation

  • Full HUD-compliant lead inspection
    • Complete survey and testing of all painted surfaces in accordance with HUD standards
    • Final reporting compliant with HUD standards