Coming into contact with lead based paint can be very dangerous for your children, pets, and your own health, as it can cause lead poisoning. The fumes, chips and dust from lead based paint are what individuals really need to stay away from because if it ingested into your system, it can spread through your bloodstream. If you believe that your home or office may be exposed to lead based paint, it is important to call lead paint removal specialists immediately. If you are in New York, there is no better team to partner with than Bio Recovery for all of your New York Lead Paint Removal needs.
Lead Paint Background and Health Damages
Lead based paint was actually banned by the government in 1978. If your home or office building was built around this timeframe, the original paint in your location more than likely is lead based. If not treated, lead based paint can cause damage internally to all areas of the body including neurological, gastrointestinal, and reproductive.
Common Locations Where Lead Paint is Exposed
Lead Paint Service Options
- Encapsulation – An inexpensive way to fight against lead based paint. This process applies a paint like coating onto the lead based paint, sealing the lead fumes. This is only a temporary fix as wear and tear to the location may wear off the coating.
- Enclosure – This method covers the lead based area with a new enclosed surface. This protects your home or building from the lead based fumes.
- Removal – Our highly trained specialists use a variety of techniques to remove the lead based paint from your location. Common removal options include wire brushing, wet hand scraping, or using a low temperature heat gun.
- Replacement – A more expensive option, but highly efficient way to remove lead based paint. This option removes the affected area entirely, and replaces it with new windows, doors, walls, etc.
If you are unsure whether or not you have lead based paint inside your home, it is time to let the professionals find out. If you live in New York, give Bio Recovery a call today at 1-888-752-5001 to set up a quote for your lead paint removal needs.