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Lead Testing

Lead – If you have a property that was built prior to 1978 there is a good chance that it may contain lead-based materials.

To learn more about Lead and how it can affect your health and the health of your family the EPA has a great site.  Click the link to read more:  EPA & Lead

Safe Home Environmental uses the EPA-certified D-Lead test kit to verify the presence of lead in a property.  It is not uncommon to find homes built prior to 1978 in and around the downtown areas of Missoula & Ravalli Counties.  Those homes may contain lead-based paint.

Oftentimes in those older homes, they have been painted over with newer paints that encapsulate the lead-based paint.  If you have a concern, it is possible to use the D-Lead test to determine if there is lead-based paint underneath.

This test does require the use of a blade to make a small cut through the top layers of paint to get down to the substrate.  Once that is done the test kit can be used to check for lead-based paint.

Performing this test does require the permission of the owner of the property due to the destructive nature of the test.

D-Lead Test Kit


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Our technical staff holds IAC2 certification for indoor air quality and our senior team members are certified by both DEQ and NRPP for environmental quality and radon proficiency.

What We Test

Water, Radon, Mold, Meth, Asbestos, Lead-Based Paint, and more.


We're here to answer any questions you have about your testing.