Lead Testing

Lead Testing
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The risk of lead poisoning

Lead is a highly toxic substance and exposure to it is known to cause a variety of health problems in children. These injuries, which are often irreversible, will affect children throughout their lives and may impede their future success. The National Safety Council estimates that there are more than 400,000 children under the age of six who have elevated levels of lead in their blood.

Children can be exposed to lead in several ways. The most common way, however, is for children to come in contact with lead-based paint in their own homes. Through chewing on woodwork or just common hand to mouth contact, children can unintentionally ingest lead particles. Any child living in a house built prior to 1978 could be at risk for lead poisoning and should be tested.

The most reliable process for lead testing

Advanced American can test lead-based paint be using a portable X-Ray Florescence (XRF) machine to test on-site. Paint chips, dust wipe, soil, or water samples can then be taken from the site to determine and assess the risk at a property. We will also test and inspect for clearance after lead is removed to determine safety.

These tests are performed in accordance with Chapter 7 of HUD guidelines.

  • Lead Based Paint Inspection, HUD Inspections
  • Lead Screen Transactions (Title 10 / Real-Estate Transactions)
  • Risk Assessments: Water, Dust and Soil Sampling
  • X-Ray Fluorescence (Portable XRF Testing)
  • Lead Project Management, Monitoring and Design
  • Clearance Inspections

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Mold

Mold Testing

For the most part, if you can see or smell mold inside your home or place of business, you need to take steps to identify and eliminate the excess moisture as soon as possible. Mold is a living organism that spreads and becomes more dangerous over time…

Asbestos

Asbestos Testing

Asbestos is a generic term referring to the unusual crystallization of a group of minerals, inorganic chemicals, with long, extremely strong, heat and chemical resistant fibers. These minerals are all hydrated silicates that, when…

Lead

Lead Testing

Lead is a highly toxic substance and exposure to it is known to cause a variety of health problems in children. These injuries, which are often irreversible, will affect children throughout their lives and may impede their future success… 

Bacteria Testing

Advanced American tests for bacteria such as E-coli, Total Coliform, Enterococcus, and more. Typically, these types of bacteria are found after a black water leak in a bathroom, broken sewer pipe, or septic tanks that… 

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I had a mold renovation rush job and they went above and beyond to help me with testing and testing results. Thank you.

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After the remediation process was completed, I found Advanced American Labs to assist with the final clearance testing. I was very impressed with their speed, efficiency and professionalism. Matt helped me schedule the testing as well as helping me to achieve a swift result in order for me to minimize the time and expense of the trip.

Susan M.
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After a holiday surprise of black mold in our downstairs bathroom, we were in search of a third-party inspector to evaluate the mold remediation and do the post-remediation testing. I called quite a few companies; AAL was by far the most professional, right from the outset.

Belinda F.
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