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Lead paint removal

How will BJC Painting Services complete the Lead Paint Removal Process on your Brisbane home?

Our company values your safety, so we only use Dulux’ Dumond advance paint remover to effectively remove lead paint from your home.
It is important to know the history of your home, especially if it was built before the 1970’s. This might mean that the paintwork in your lovely house contains lead.
It is difficult to determine if the lead content in paint is within a safe level. Thus, if left unattended, lead paint may cause serious health issues for you and your family. If you’re not sure if your home is lead-free, a thorough assessment may help you get some peace of mind.
Our team is well-trained and fully-equipped to assess houses, detect lead content in both exterior or interior paint, and remove it using environmentally-friendly methods.
The advanced System that we use does no harm to the environment. We use a 100% biodegradable, odour-free, and water-based paint stripper that is highly efficient in getting rid of multiple layers of both industrial and architectural coatings from interior and exterior surfaces. The removal of paint from brick, wood, concrete, metal, plaster, stone, and most plastics and fibreglass does not need toxic chemicals.

How do we remove lead paint?

Assessment

A representative from our team of professional painters will visit your home to do a proper assessment of your paintwork to identify areas that may contain lead.

Detection

If the paintwork in your property contains lead, our painters will detect it. We discuss several removal options so you can find one that will suit your budget and needs.

Removal

We take care to thoroughly remove all the lead paint as per all health and environmental regulations.

Why choose BJC Painting Services?

  • We are QBCC licensed and fully insured
  • We are Dulux accredited
  • We have two decade’s worth of experience in the trade
  • We provide a seven-year workmanship warranty
  • We have no sub-contractors

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do you know if your paint is lead-based?
You can test the paint on your walls for lead but we recommend leaving this to the professionals. If you do insist on doing it yourself paint testing kits are available at most hardware stores. All you need to do is rub the solution on your wall, and if it turns pink, there is lead.
Is it possible to paint over it?
The process of painting over lead paint is called encapsulation. It is only effective if the finish of the paint is not chipped or peeling, and is generally in good condition. The encapsulated area should also be monitored in case of lead paint chips and dust to prevent exposure.
What will happen if my paint has lead?
If paint is in excellent condition, there is little cause for concern as it is usually not harmful. However, if your property was built before 1978, you must check for peeling, chipping or deteriorating paint regularly. These must be addressed promptly without too much sanding.
Can I remove the lead paint myself?
The best option if you have lead-based paint is to use a professional painting company. BJC Painting Services has many years of experience in Lead Abatement and the best practices involved.