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The Building Inspection Division does not recommend contractors or keep a list of contractors for public use. Local contractors can be found listed in the phone book under categories such as:
We recommend that homeowners check if a builder/contractor has an active state contractor’s (LLR) license before hiring a contractor.
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Look under "Lead" in the phone book or call the National Lead Information Center at 800-424-5323 or go online to LeadListing. You may also contact the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Lead Program at 404-562-8994 or go online to EPA/Lead.
At this time, the state of South Carolina does not license mold inspectors. However, there are several professional associations that offer training and certification for mold inspectors. We recommend searching online or in the Yellow Pages for a "certified mold inspector".
State licensing can be verified online through the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (LLR)’s Licensee Lookup or by contacting LLR at 803-896-4300.
Please contact the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at 800-424-5323 or go online to EPA/Lead.
Please contact South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)’s Air Quality Bureau at 803-898-4123. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) also has mold information on its Mold page.
Please contact the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)’s Bureau of Land and Waste Management at 803-896-4000 for questions about the disposal of wastes painted with lead-based paint or go online to DHEC/Land and Waste.
Please call the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)’s Air Quality Bureau at 803-898-4123 or go to DHEC online for more information at DHEC/Asbestos.