Mistakes people make while Hiring an Asbestos Removalist

Asbestos removal from any location is not a DIY project, and should never be done without professional assistance. But hiring an incompetent professional will land you to more dangerous and unsafe situations. Hence, you ought to avoid mistakes while hiring a professional for asbestos removal. 

  • Not checking the credentials, certifications, and insurance 

Hiring a company without checking the credentials could be a huge mistake. You are trusting an unreliable company who is not competent to perform the removal job. On the same parlance, if your company does not have insurance, then you will be liable for all the losses. So, always go for the right company having requisite and valid documentation. 

  • Not checking the procedures in detail 

If you simply check the reviews and ratings of the removalist, then it is a mistake as you are not going into the detail. You ought to discuss with the company staff about the procedures they would be carrying out. Asbestos removal will be done, but ‘how’ is the big question for which you need proper answers. We suggest having a detailed discussion with the concerned officer of the company. Prepare a list of your doubts and general questions to ask during the discussion. 

If a company does visit for asbestos inspection in Melbourne, remove them from the list. Also, companies having messy answers should be eliminated. 

  • Not checking reviews and other recommendations 

Do not shortlist any companies without checking their online ratings and reviews. The credentials tell a lot about company services. Similarly, another mistake people make is not asking for references. If any acquaintance has got a wonderful job done of asbestos removal from an excellent company, then you should note down the details. Yes, if you are not approaching these references, you are missing out something substantial and reliable. 

  • Not considering the skills and experience a company has 

A company is made of its staff. So, you should seek information about the skills and talents of the staff. Are they competent enough to carry out the asbestos removal task? Do they have the necessary skills and knowledge? Can they handle the equipment properly? Seek the answers, and you will know whom to hire. 

Another vital aspect that people ignore is the years of experience the company owns. If you have two companies, one who is into two years into the industry, and the other has ten, then, of course, you have to hire the latter. 

  • Not evaluating the equipment of the company 

Asbestos roof removal involves a lot of updated equipment and staff to handle the same. Do not make the mistake of blindly hiring a company without checking the technology it has. 

Conclusively, do not make these mistakes, and you make the best hiring decision. 

Check out other common mistakes concerning asbestos that you might make in your home.

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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