ASBESTOS TESTING & REMOVAL IN CALGARY & VICTORIA
Asbestos was used in a number of ways to build and insulate homes and businesses. There are several types of asbestos and several areas where asbestos could be within a property. Finding the specific asbestos in the home or business can be difficult. That is why professionals offer asbestos testing services. Testing provides the assurance that the materials removed will be all the materials that contain asbestos. To ensure a safe and complete job, a professional should always do testing and removal of asbestos.
Let the asbestos experts at Western Environmental Solutions handle your asbestos testing and removal needs. We can find all the affected areas and effectively remove any asbestos found. For more information on asbestos testing and asbestos removal services, contact Western Environmental Solutions today!
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Types Of Asbestos
There are a number of types of asbestos that can be found in your home. The most common type is Chrysotile. Chrysotile was used in insulation, as well as roof, ceiling, wall and floor construction until the late 1980’s. Amosite, Crocidolite, Tremolite and other asbestos materials can be found on your property. Asbestos testing helps ensure that type of asbestos present is detected and that the appropriate removal processes are utilised.
How To Test For Asbestos
An experienced professional should always handle your asbestos testing. DIY testing can be dangerous, expensive and ineffective. Asbestos testing starts with a full inspection of your home or business and the air inside. Samples of the suspect materials and insulation are taken. These samples are then and tested for the presence of asbestos. If asbestos is found the contractor will discuss the required removal process and cost.
Asbestos Removal Process
Asbestos removal processes are custom designed to suit your property and your specific needs. These are the general steps that moat asbestos removal projects share:
- Inspection – The area is inspected and samples of material are taken.
- Testing – Asbestos samples are tested to confirm the presence of asbestos.
- Ventilation – If the tests are positive, ventilation efforts are established to create a safe work environment.
- Containment – The area will be completely contained to ensure no asbestos escapes or spreads.
- Removal – The asbestos is fully removed from the home or business.
- Disposal – Asbestos is professionally disposed of in designated areas.
Asbestos cannot be simply disposed of in any given location. Improper disposal of asbestos can lead to further spread of airborne particles that can harm those around the disposal area. There are designated processes and areas for disposing of asbestos and their harmful materials. Always make sure an experienced professional disposes of your asbestos in a safe place.
Asbestos Testing & Removal Services
Asbestos is a very dangerous and toxic material to inhale. Never risk your safety or the safety of your employees and or loved ones. Leave your asbestos testing and removal needs to a professional contractor. Professionals have the access to testing facilities, experience to effectively remove the asbestos, and the access to safe disposal sites. You can trust your asbestos removal and testing needs to the experts at Western Environmental Solutions.
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