The Asbestos Removal Process
Much like lead paint, asbestos is common in both residential and commercial buildings throughout New England. It can be found everywhere from floor tiles to ovens; in homes and commercial properties.
Common sources of asbestos in your property often include:
- Asbestos Pipe Insulation
- Asbestos Duct Coatings
- Asbestos Boiler coatings (commonly called ‘Snowman Boilers’)
- Asbestos Floor Tile and Mastic
- Asbestos Siding or Shingles
MANY PEOPLE ARE EXPOSED TO ASBESTOS EVERY DAY WITHOUT EVEN KNOWING IT!
Our team of highly trained professionals has the experience to seek out all asbestos contamination and effectively remove any asbestos containing materials from your home or construction project. Not only that, but all work will be done in a very clean, environmentally responsible and professional manner. All asbestos removal personnel carry specific licenses for the type of work, and we carry all necessary insurance including liability and workers comp.
We understand that every project is different, and each new job requires a specific set of tools. This is why, over the years, we have assembled a team of skilled professionals who have all the skills necessary to complete your asbestos removal project to the highest standards. We are well versed in dealing with Emergency Asbestos Cleanup or Decontamination projects which may involve Non-Traditional Work Permits and coordination with local and state environmental authorities, including Massachusetts DEP and Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC).
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION:
QUESTION: If I intend to remodel my home, should I be concerned about asbestos in the building?
ANSWER: Yes, if you suspect some material in your building that may contain asbestos such as pipe insulation in your basement, or some old asbestos floor or ceiling tile, please contact us to assess and properly remove and dispose. Or we are happy to connect you with a licensed Asbestos Inspector who can take a sample and test the material. If it tests positive, contact us for free estimate!
QUESTION: What are the health risks of asbestos contamination in my home?
ANSWER: If asbestos fibers become airborne, it can be inhaled. This can cause health risks, such as mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestos. In order to be 100% safe, homeowners should have their homes tested. If a contamination is found, contact an abatement company like us to come and remove it for you!