Hazardous Materials Inspections in Residential Properties


Learn About The Professional Hazmat Inspection Experts

Professional Lead Inspections, LLC (PLI) was founded in 2005 by Hal Smiler, to perform lead-based paint inspections in residential properties in central Maryland and Washington, DC. Hal retired at the beginning of 2019, and continues to function as an advisor to PLI. During the past 15 years in business, PLI has performed over 10,000 lead inspections in residential dwellings. At present, the professional services offered by PLI for residential properties include hazardous material inspections (lead-based paint, asbestos, mold, and radon), drinking water quality inspections, and indoor air quality inspections. We have a team of trained and experienced professionals consisting of Lead Paint Inspectors and Risk Assessors, AHERA Certified Asbestos Inspectors, Mold Inspectors, and Certified Industrial Hygienists. Our clients include landlords, property management companies, real estate companies, and homeowners in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area.

Our Mission

Ensure the health and well-being of residential occupants through professional hazardous material inspection services and remediation oversight. 

Our Accreditation

  • Maryland Department of the Environment: Lead Paint Inspection Contractor #7725
  • DC Department of Energy & Environment: Lead Paint Inspection Contractor #DC14-7666

Our Insurance Coverage 

PLI’s insurance coverage includes general liability, automobile liability, umbrella liability, workers compensation liability, and professional and pollution liability.