Up to 35 percent of the homes in the United States contain lead paint somewhere on their properties. Older homes are more likely to be contaminated with lead paint than newer residences. For example, up to 9 out of 10 houses built before 1940 contain lead paint. This statistic drops to 7 out of 10 houses that were constructed between 1940 and 1960. If you are concerned about lead paint in your home, you may want to consider setting up a lead survey. During a lead survey, a team of experienced technicians will use a lead testing kit near San Francisco to check for any signs of lead contamination. To learn some more important information about lead paint, be sure to check out this video from Angie’s List.