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Asbestos Testing

Asbestos - Renovation

Renovation Asbestos Inspection

Knocking down a wall or removing kitchen tile? We can test for asbestos to give you ease of mind.

Asbestos - Restoration

Restoration Asbestos Inspection

Flooding from a burst pipe? Fire damage? Have the material tested before removing to stay safe!

Asbestos - Demoliation

Demolition Asbestos Inspection

If you're demoing a building, avoid a major spill and problems with the state by testing everything first!

Asbestos - Flooring

Flooring Asbestos Inspection

If you are getting new flooring from a big box store, they will ask for an asbestos test. We can take care of that for you!

Asbestos - Roofing

Roofing Asbestos Inspection

Replacing your roof after a hail storm? We'll bring the ladder and test the roof so you can have a new roof over your head fast.

Asbestos - Spills

Spill Asbestos Inspection

Spills happen and they are not fun, but we will work side by side with you during this stressful time and guide you through the process.

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What is asbestos?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was commonly used in construction materials for its heat resistance and durability.

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Why is asbestos dangerous?

When asbestos-containing materials are disturbed or damaged, tiny fibers can be released into the air. Inhalation of these fibers can cause serious health issues including lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis.

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Where can asbestos be found in buildings?
 
Asbestos can be found in various building materials such as insulation, floor tiles, ceiling tiles, roofing shingles, and cement products.

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How can I tell if a material contains asbestos?
 
Without specialized testing, it's often impossible to tell if a material contains asbestos simply by looking at it. Asbestos testing by a certified professional is necessary to determine its presence.

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What does an asbestos inspection involve?

An asbestos inspection typically includes a thorough visual assessment of the property, sampling of suspected materials, and laboratory analysis to determine asbestos presence and concentration.

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Do all buildings built before a certain date contain asbestos?

While asbestos was commonly used in building materials before the 1980s, not all buildings constructed before then contain asbestos. A professional inspection is necessary to determine asbestos presence.

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Is it safe to live or work in a building with asbestos-containing materials?
 

As long as asbestos-containing materials are undisturbed and in good condition, they generally do not pose a health risk. However, it's essential to monitor their condition and consider professional removal if renovation or demolition is planned.

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How can asbestos exposure be prevented?
 

Prevention involves proper identification of asbestos-containing materials, avoiding disturbance of such materials, and employing certified professionals for any renovations or demolitions that may involve asbestos-containing materials.

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