Asbestos Removal: Learn About the Caution & Costs

Asbestos removal can be dangerous if asbestos-containing material in your home is either damaged, flaking, or in a crumbling situation.

Find out what you must do with such materials with this blog piece!

Asbestos is well-known as a carcinogen that was initially used extensively in building materials before the 1970s.

It can be found in the following places and forms within old buildings:

  • Vermiculite attic insulation
  • Pipe and duct insulation
  • Ceiling and wall acoustical tiles
  • Floor tiles (or floor tile adhesives)
  • Cement asbestos siding

However, it would help if you were not frightened of it. In the case of asbestos-containing material is in your home and is undamaged, then leave it alone. It’s better to get it disposed of as per the regulations than to try doing something with it. As per the Environmental Protection Act (EPA), it’s very dangerous to disturb such materials.

In most states, if you’re selling a house with asbestos, it’s significant to disclose the presence of asbestos to buyers of your home. And if you’re planning to restructure your old house or property in a way that would require you to disrupt the materials, getting the asbestos part removed is the best option.

Basics of Asbestos Removal

The fundamentals of removing asbestos include two basic processes. The first one is to get the material tested and ensure it contains asbestos and then have it removed by professional asbestos removers.

Here’s all you must know: 

  • If you’re in doubt about the asbestos present in your building or property, you can contact an asbestos roof removal expert to test it out for its presence.
  • Always, seek out accredited and licensed asbestos contractors or inspectors, who are trained for safe testing and removal of asbestos.
  • To avoid any sense of conflict of interest, you can get the material tested from one company and abatement by others. However, numerous companies can help you with both these services at low prices.
  • Be ready to move out of your property. In some cases, you and your family might have to temporarily relocate while the asbestos removal process is carried out in your property.

The removal and asbestos disposal in Melbourne will depend on various factors such as property size and includes services such as inspection, testing, removal, and safe disposal.

You can contact us right now to get a rough idea of the services that we offer at 03 9704 2952, 0404 781 888.

Tommy Clappers

Tommy Clappers

Tommy Clappers is the Owner and Founder of Asbestos Australia Removalist specialising as a Class A & B Licensed Company with highly trained ticketed staff with over 25+ years in the industry in Friable & Non-Friable Commercial, Industrial & Domestic. He's well-skilled in all types of Asbestos Removal and Hazardous Materials. He's an expert in Encapsulation, Soil Remediation and Industrial Cleaning. He prides himself on creating safer environments for his team and his client's safety and ensuring every removal is safe and clean. He currently resides in Melbourne, Australia.

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