Lead Abatement

60 Years of Automotive Soot Removed from the Battery Street Tunnel

Crystal Soda Blast was tasked with removing the thick soot from the ceiling of the Battery Street tunnel. The build-up of carbon exhaust included lead deposits, so the job was considered a lead abatement project. There is not a single blasting media that will work for every application and Crystal Soda Blast was able to…

Lead Paint Removal Work Practices

Removal is the stripping of the lead containing paint and its elimination from the premises. This is, by far, the most preferred and desirable method since it is the complete and permanent solution to a lead dust problem. However, lead dust removal is also the most costly since it involves technical equipment and stringent worker procedures to ensure safety.

Why Lead Paint is Dangerous

Lead was banned from being used in household paints starting in 1978. This means there’s a lot of houses and commercial spaces that still have lead painted surfaces.

Does My House Have Lead Paint?

You’ve probably heard that lead paint can be a dangerous thing. And you’ve probably also heard that you should “check” or “test” the type of paint used on your home. But what do these things really mean, and what can you do about them?