Allan Ostenfeld

What to Expect During Asbestos Removal

Asbestos used to be one of the preferred materials to be used in commercial and residential buildings. However, after so many decades of asbestos usage, scientists began to understand the huge health and safety threats to people. If asbestos testing reveals that there are asbestos materials found in your home, then you should immediately call a professional asbestos removalist. Asbestos removal in Sydney will have expertise on how to handle and remove asbestos safely from your home. Here are a few things that you can expect during asbestos removal.

Sealing Contaminated Area

Complete and thorough sealing of the contaminated area is one of the most important steps of asbestos removal service. When asbestos is disturbed during the removal, microscopic fibers can be released into the air around your home which could increase the health and safety risk for you and your family. During the removal, asbestos removalist will safely seal and block the area to protect you and your family from harm.

Careful Removal

Once the contaminated area of your home has been completely sealed off, your asbestos removalist will carefully remove any asbestos from your home. This could include flooring, roofing and many more, as there could be many sources of asbestos contamination. Once it is removed, the asbestos material will be sealed and place in a container as a way of disposing of asbestos.

Cleaning the Contaminated Area

The final stage of asbestos removal is to thoroughly clean any traces of asbestos material that could remain in the area. Your licensed asbestos removal company may use special equipment like vacuums, filtration tools, and other tools. Once there are no traces of asbestos material remain, your removalist will conduct an air test to ensure that there is no more asbestos contamination, and it has been completely removed. If the test results show that your home has been decontaminated then the removalist has done a great job and you can resume your daily activities.

If you are living in an older residential building or you have older appliances that you believe contains asbestos, it is best to replace them as soon as possible. Trying to fix the issue by yourself may cause the toxins in asbestos to be released in your home, which would increase the health risk of exposure to asbestos. Skip the urge to “do-it-yourself” and call a licensed asbestos removal company like Breath Easy Asbestos Removal. We at Breath Easy Asbestos Removal, provide services such as asbestos removal, asbestos inspection, asbestos decontamination, and asbestos disposal. Call us today at 02 8093 5461 or get in touch online to know more about how we can help with your asbestos issues.

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