The average cost of removing lead based paint is approximately $10,000. However, there are a variety of removal options available at varying prices, depending on what is required.
If there is no chipped paint, and there are no children 6 years old or younger who live, or regularly visit the home, it is possible to leave the paint on. However, if a home is for sale, then the presence of lead paint must be disclosed. A less expensive option is a watertight seal applied over the paint, which may cost between $600 and $1,000, in order to cover all the exposed surfaces in a home.