Asbestos is the term used to describe a group of naturally occurring fibrous mineral silicates, that were used as a popular insulation and construction material. Asbestos is present in homes built between 1920’s to the 1980’s, during this era asbestos was a popular mineral as it was fire resistant and had relatively low cost. Asbestos can be found in a variety of places such as walls, flooring, paint and electrical. Asbestos is extremely toxic and the mineral is considered highly hazardous due to the fact that it can cause ailments such as mesothelioma, asbestosis and lung cancer. Western Environmental Solutions provides a variety of professional asbestos service including asbestos testing, asbestos removal & asbestos abatement.
Until banned, asbestos was used in more than 2000 building materials. Homes built before 1990 very likely contain asbestos materials somewhere. Asbestos containing building materials, when disturbed, can release asbestos fibres into the air where they can be inhaled. When found, it’s best to properly and safely have asbestos removed. New laws now make it almost impossible to get building permits without proving that you have tested for and properly removed any asbestos found before work starts. We offer a number of asbestos services for your home or business to remove the varying types of asbestos. Types of asbestos include:
Asbestos is a hazardous material. Its fibers are extremely fine and can remain suspended in the air for hours. People exposed to asbestos-contaminated air can inhale the fibers. If handled, asbestos may cause serious chronic health problems and even death. Asbestos services ensure that a property is properly mitigated of harmful asbestos materials, asbestos health risks include:
We provide industry leading knowledge and asbestos services. Becoming an industry leader in professional asbestos services such as testing and removal. We maintain the highest level of health and safety standards that coincides with our dedication to professionalism and commitment to customer service.