Lead Abatement & Lead Paint Removal

Lead Abatement

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If your home or your commercial building has experienced fire damage or if you are planning renovations, you should take lead abatement into consideration. Our Aurora lead paint abatement and property restoration company can provide you with a wide range of services to ensure that your property is restored safely, avoiding the dangers that lead based paint can cause. Our certified and experienced team is ready to take on any lead abatement project, of any size. Get a free environmental inspection here.

How much does it cost to remove lead paint?

According to the EPA, professional lead-based paint removal may cost approximately $8 to $15 per square foot - the average project costing approximately $10,000. This cost can vary greatly, however, and for a free, accurate estimate for your Aurora area lead paint abatement and property restoration project, contact Fire & Hail Restoration.

Can I sell a house with lead paint?

You can, given that you provide the buyers of the home with any information you have about the presence of lead-based paint, as it is the law. If you have concerns, Get a free environmental inspection before you list it.

Can you remove lead paint with a heat gun?

While DIY sites will instruct you on how to remove lead-based paint yourself, an amateur attempt at removal may be extremely dangerous (especially for children), and you risk contaminating additional areas of your house with lead. We strongly recommend hiring a professional Aurora lead abatement paint and property restoration company.

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Can a homeowner remove lead paint?

The EPA issued the Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule - which doesn’t apply to homeowners who are repairing, painting or doing renovations on their homes. However, these types of DIY projects can easily create lead dust, which is extremely dangerous.

The risk comes from cutting into a surface that is painted with lead paint (even if there are additional layers of new paint on top of it) - which poses the risk of creating lead dust. While you can remove lead paint, it is important to protect your family and your home.

Reduce the risk of lead exposure by hiring one of our certified inspectors to check to see if there is lead-based paint in the area you plan to renovate. If the presence of lead is confirmed, you should consider hiring our company to safely remove perform lead abatement. Our certified Aurora lead paint abatement and property restoration experts have specialized training to minimize the chance of lead dust and to avoid lead contamination throughout your home. Get a free environmental home inspection here.

What are the dangers of lead paint?

Lead is a highly toxic metal which has the potential to cause multiple health problems, especially in children. If lead is absorbed into the body, it can cause damage to vital organs, nerves, blood and the brain. Exposure to lead may also cause seizures, behavioral issues or even learning disabilities. Some symptoms of exposure include:

  • Headaches
  • Stomachaches
  • Nausea
  • Lethargy
  • Irritability


Note that children who are lead poisoned may not show any symptoms.

If you suspect the presence of lead in your home, get rid of it now and start with a free home inspection here.

Is it dangerous to remove lead paint?

It can be. The risk comes from cutting into a surface that is painted with lead paint (even if there are additional layers of new paint on top of it) - which poses the risk of creating lead dust. While you can remove lead paint, it is important to protect your family and your home.

Reduce the risk of lead exposure by hiring one of our certified inspectors to check to see if there is lead-based paint in the area you plan to renovate. If the presence of lead is confirmed, you should consider hiring our company to safely remove perform lead abatement. Our certified experts have specialized training to minimize the chance of lead dust and to avoid lead contamination throughout your home. Get a free environmental home inspection here.

Can you just paint over lead-based paint?

You can, however before deciding whether or not it is safe, the condition of the existing paint and the surface need to be inspected. In certain instances, painting over lead-based paint may form a barrier against the lead toxins. However, not all paints will do the job. To ensure that the fumes, the paint and any lead dust are carefully controlled, encapsulant paint needs to be used, which will act as a sealant to prevent any paint chips or dust from escaping. To have this safely and expertly done, get a free environmental home inspection today.

How much lead is dangerous?

The typical “safe” level of lead for U.S. adults is less than 10 µg/dL.

  • Extremely dangerous: above 80 µg/dL (possibility of permanent health damage).

  • Seriously elevated risk: between 40 and 80 µg/dL (serious health issues may be developing)

  • Elevated risk: between 25 and 40 µg/dL (there is regular exposure and there is a possibility of physiological problems)

  • Between 10 and 25 µg/dL, there has been lead exposure in the body and buildup may be happening

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