Lead Removal

Specialists in Lead Paint Removal

De Groot Painting Services offer you the knowledge and comfort that we are registered lead paint removers. It has become increasingly aware to the public that having this old paint system on their property can cause severe health risks and learning deficiencies in children.

Lead paint appears in Tasmanian buildings and residences built up to 1970 and safe work methods must be adhered to to protect workers removing this material and also protect the consumer and the environment. If your property was built prior to 1970, De Groot Painting Services will quote to not only remove lead based paint, but also prepare your property so you the consumer can still paint your own property after removal. Each property is different and De Groot Painting Services have several ways to remove this emerging problem once and for all time.

All lead based based layers are scraped from the surface, wrapped and removed from the property

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The area affected by lead based paint is carefully wrapped to ensure removal of paint scrapings

Lead Paint Management on Commercial and Residential Properties

Where is lead-based paint likely to be found?
  • On homes or structures built before 1970. In many cases these buildings may have lead-based paint covered by more recently applied paint.
  • Lead-based paint is more likely to be found on window frames, doors, skirting boards, kitchen and bathroom cupboards, exterior walls, gutters, metal surfaces and fascias. It may also be found on interior walls, ceilings and areas with enamel paint.
De Groot Painting Services will remove all your lead problems in accordance with all Occupational Health and Safety requirements.
All painters are correctly fitted with safety equipment to minimise the risk of inhaling lead based paint particles

Want to do your own painting?

Check out our guide on "How to correctly remove lead paint"

If your home was built prior to 1970, chances are the underlying layers of paint are lead based. Removing lead paint yourself can be dangerous and lead to health problems for you and your family. De Groot Painting can remove the lead paint in accordance with OH&S industry standards and prime the effected area ready for painting. Contact us to discuss your requirements or request a quote online.

The surface is prepared and ready for painting
View our Lead Paint Certificate :
Lead Pain Acre Certificate.pdf
The finished result - no more concerns about health risks from lead paint