Asbestos is a known carcinogen that can make you and your family very sick, making asbestos removal important when it has been disturbed or is likely to be disturbed. However, there are a few important things to know when it comes to asbestos and its removal.
For one, asbestos removal is not always necessary. The potential for asbestos in your home significantly decreases if your home was built later than 1985. If a building material that contains asbestos hasn’t been damaged or is in otherwise good condition, you and your family are most likely safe from exposure. Asbestos removal is typically required when flooring, siding, insulation, walls, or ceilings that utilize materials containing asbestos have begun to deteriorate or are going to be disturbed due to an upcoming renovation or repair. These conditions will expose occupants to asbestos fibers.
It’s also important to know that asbestos removal isn’t something you should do on your own. Because asbestos can be harmful when inhaled, a trained, accredited, insured professional should always be used to protect your family’s health.
If you suspect that you’ve been exposed to asbestos, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team here at Remtech Environmental. We’ll handle the entire asbestos removal and abatement process, so you don’t have to worry about it. Call us today for all of your asbestos removal needs.