Water Testing and

Lead Paint Inspection

Heartland Home Inspections offers Lead Paint Inspections/Assessments and Water Testing. We are fully licensed through the NJ Department of Health and the Department of Consumer Affairs.

We can provide the comprehensive lead paint assessment and Lead Safe certification needed for NJ Residential rental properties.

My experience with heartland home inspection was phenomenal. Lee was very thorough, and he took me through my perspective home and showed me everything that I needed to know. Once we were done, he made sure that I had the full report in a time fashion. Thanks to Lee’s diligence, I felt comfortable purchasing the home that he inspected and I am writing this review from my new home. I enjoyed working with this company and Lee specifically. Easily a 5 out of 5.
R. London | Google Review
The dangers of

lead paint in homes

Prior to the 1950s, lead was used in paint to achieve certain pigments, as well as improve drying times, durability, and moisture resistance. Lead-based paint was used for both home interiors and exteriors, and it became commonplace in the early 20th century, as production shifted to larger commercial scales. Exposure in older homes happens when lead-based paint starts to deteriorate, cracking or peeling away from the walls. When paint is intact, meaning not flaking or breaking apart, exposure risk is low for inhabitants, even children.

Deterioration of lead-based paint results in lead-contaminated dust, which may be directly ingested or inhaled, and paint chips, which may be touched or, less commonly, ingested. Exposure through direct ingestion of contaminated dust, paint chips, or even soil around a house is especially a concern for young children, who often put their hands and other objects in their mouth. Living in a house with lead-based paint can result in a chronic accumulation of heavy metal in the body.

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