Lead Paint Removal
Removing lead paint coatings in a way that ensures optimal health and safety outcomes
Lead paint can still be found in homes today
With lead paint being used in the construction of Queensland properties until the late 1970s, the presence of lead is a recurring issue we see in many older homes and commercial properties.
Bakers & Co Painting And Decorating are highly experienced, trained and equipped to test and remove lead paint coatings, with our industry leading, environmentally friendly and safe lead paint removal systems.
The Dangers of Lead Paint
Does Your Home Contain Lead Paint?
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Dangers of lead paint
It is important to know the history of your home before conducting any renovations where you may risk disturbing hazardous substances such as lead paint.
When lead paint coatings are in a sound condition, it is usually not harmful. It is once the paint starts flaking or peeling that the lead is exposed and becomes a hazard to your health. If flaking / peeling lead paint is left unattended, it can cause serious health issues.
When lead paint is disturbed the lead particles make their way throughout your home and your soil, remaining for years after the renovations are finished, and over time the lead exposure accumulates and poses a health hazard.
Does your home contain lead paint?
A general guide to use to determine the possibility of lead paint in your home are the following percentages based on Australian property construction dates:
Prior 1965: 50% | 1965 to 1992: 1% |1992 – 1997: 0.25% | 1997 – Current: 0.1%
However, the difficulty when it comes to determining lead paint is that this can not be done visually. The only way to determine lead in paint is through physical testing.
If you’re unsure, a thorough onsite assessment and test by our experienced lead paint removalists will help give you peace of mind.
With years of experience removing lead paint coatings from residential and commercial properties across Brisbane, we have developed our industry leading lead paint removal procedures.
Our trained lead paint removalists know exactly how to assess your property, determine the presence of lead in both interior and exterior paint, and remove the hazardous coatings in a safe way, without causing further harm to anyone.
If lead paint is found, we assess the coating’s condition to create an action plan tailored to your individual property and needs.
Whilst there are a few options available, our removal method of choice is chemical stripping using a biodegradable, water based paint stripper to safely remove the various layers of paint on your home.
This option may be costly, but it completely removes all of the harmful lead paint and will give you a 10 year manufacturer’s guarantee on your new paint work.
Bakers & Co are industry leaders when it comes to removing lead paint coatings in a way that ensures the health and safety of our clients, employees and the environment. Ensure that your new paint coatings will withstand the test of time, contact us today to discuss your lead paint removal options.
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What sets our team apart
We set ourselves above the rest by ensuring that we can provide a complete professional service for any repaint or new build painting project, no matter how big or small.
By choosing Bakers & Co for your next project, you can rest assured that our team will employ the high quality and professionalism that we are known for. We provide workmanship guarantees and only use premium paint products
Unlike most Brisbane painting companies, we do not use subcontractors for any of our painting works. This means that all of our painters are genuine and trusted employees of our company.
No subcontractors allows us to ensure that each of our painters are familiar with our company policies and procedures when it comes to both quality and safety standards. We respect your privacy, keep the site tidy and work with minimal disruption to you.
Having our own permanent Brisbane based team has allowed us to build a strong reputation for quality across Queensland. We have over 100 clients who regularly have us do ongoing painting works, with our quality results speaking for themselves
Accredited & Licensed
Our painting team is insured, QBCC licensed, members of both Master Painters and Master Builders, and Dulux Accredited, so you can be sure that we are committed to delivering cost effective, innovative and quality assured services every time
We're a 6th generation of Queensland family painters who offer the best high-quality finishes around Brisbane. We understand the climate here and are experts in painting everything from houses and units, to industrial and commercial properties