Where To Find Asbestos

Are you thinking about getting your property surveyed because you think it might have asbestos inside of it? There are many places inside of a workplace or home that asbestos can be in. Textured coatings, floor tiles, textiles and composites. Sprayed coatings on ceilings, walls and beams/columns, insulating boards, lagging and more can all contain asbestos and this is why it is very important to at least get your property surveyed to ensure you won’t disturb the material if it is inside of your premises. In your home asbestos can be in a few other locations as well, Water tanks, pipe lagging, fuse boxes, and things like roof gutters can all contain asbestos.

Asbestos has been around for a very long time and this means that a lot of buildings would contain asbestos material. it is predicted that over 1 million buildings in the UK contain asbestos material. In the UK between the 1950s and the mid-1980s asbestos was used in a wide variety of products such as thermal insulation, fireproofing, electrical insulation and building materials. Even up until 1999 some asbestos products were still being used. It is said that any building that was either built or extensively renovated in the 60s and 70s would more than likely contain asbestos in some form or another.

According to a survey conducted by the HSE asbestos is responsible for 4500 deaths each year. This is caused by four main diseases, these are mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis and diffuse pleural thickening. Our team is highly trained and can undertake the removal and disposal of all materials containing asbestos. If you are in need of our services please make sure you get in contact with our team who will be able to provide you with all the information you will need about asbestos and how we remove it.

 

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