The best way to minimize your risk of asbestos exposure is to avoid disturbing vermiculite-based insulation in any way.
Because asbestos has long been a part of construction throughout the Greater Toronto Area, testing is essential. Although officials have restricted the use of this dangerous material, there is still no full ban in place. If your home dates back earlier than the mid-1980s or someone has unexplained headaches, coughing, chest pain, and other related […]
The challenge with asbestos is that all building materials look the same to the untrained eye. For that reason, the average home or business owner would have no idea how to identify this dangerous material. However, you can always use the services of a reputable company that provides asbestos removal in Toronto if you have […]
If you have a home or business built prior to 1989 and suspect or worry that it contains asbestos material, for peace of mind, consider hiring a reputable company that performs asbestos testing. Different from an actual abatement, testing is a critical part of identifying a potential risk As part of the inspection, a company […]
During the 1930s through the late 1980s, builders commonly used asbestos in construction. However, in 1973 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Act banned the use of spray-on asbestos products for insulation and fireproofing. Then in 1989, the same agency released its Asbestos Ban and Phase-Out Rule, banning all asbestos products and applications. Following […]
When it comes to asbestos removal, an experienced and extensively trained technician should perform the work. Although you may have heard of asbestos insulation, this heat-resistant fibrous silicate mineral exists in a broad range of things, including walls, ceilings, floors, carpeting, and more. In fact, during the 1970s and into the mid-1980s, it was commonly […]
When dealing with asbestos, you want the best company, since it can be a health threat when asbestos containing materials deteriorate or are damaged. Therefore, the safest way of asbestos removal and escaping a possible health threating exposure is to have them removed by professional asbestos removal companies.
Due to a lot of misinformation about asbestos, we felt it was important to set the record straight. As an example, most people think that once Toronto asbestos testing is complete and the presence of this potentially dangerous substance is confirmed, a technician automatically removes it. Many people also believe that the asbestos removal cost […]
For years, various organizations have educated the public about the potential dangers of asbestos. However, there remain many individuals who still have questions as to what the effects are, not only for adults but also for children. Please note that if there is suspect material in your home, professional asbestos abatement in Toronto is essential.
If a builder completed the construction of your home or business before the 1980s and you suspect the presence of dangerous materials, your best source for analysis, testing, and removal is one of the top asbestos removal companies in Toronto. While it may be tempting, you should never attempt to remove this potentially dangerous material […]