Do You Need Asbestos Abatement?


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Asbestos Abatement Seattle, Washington 

Protect Yourself Against Accidental Asbestos Exposure

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has suggested that asbestos is removed whenever and wherever possible due to the side effects of prolonged inhalation, leading to serious and/or fatal illnesses.

What need to know about asbestos abatement

If your home was built before 1980, there is a possibility that old floor tiles, ceiling tiles, roof shingles and flashing, siding, insulation (typically around ducts, pipes, sheeting, boilers, or fireplaces), pipe cement, and joint compounds could contain asbestos.

A visual inspection isn’t always sufficient to determine if there really is asbestos. Our team has AHERA certified inspectors, the capability to test samples and provide you with analytic results.

Asbestos becomes a hazard after it becomes airborne. 

Don’t panic—we repeat: don’t panic. Asbestos only becomes airborne if the material containing it is damaged, thus releasing the fibers or dust. So technically, it should be removed whenever possible, but don’t panic if it isn’t damaged. We can remove asbestos when you’re ready.

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