Identifying Asbestos

Introduction To Spotting Asbestos On Your Property Working in the asbestos removal industry we are often asked many questions regarding how you can identify asbestos in your property. Both homeowners and business contractors alike are curious as to how you can tell if a building has asbestos in its make up. Unfortunately there is no …
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Asbestos In Insulation – Guide To Asbestos In Your Home

Introduction to Asbestos in Insulation For a long time Asbestos had been the go to material for a wide variety of insulation options. From insulation in the loft to pipe insulation, Asbestos had been continually used as a building material in the UK until being banned in 1999. There was logic to this (before the …
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Asbestos Testing Kits – Everything You Need To Know

Leaving asbestos within your property can, as you likely know, cause a whole host of problems including lung diseases such as Asbestosis, mesothelioma or various other cancers. Often the best and safest course of action is to call a professional to visit your property, identify and clear the asbestos from the building. There is however, …
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Purchasing a House With Asbestos

Asbestos is a mineral that was used as a construction material, but it was banned in the UK in 1999. After that, the material is rarely seen in use. Still, houses constructed before the ban could have it. That being said, there is no need to panic. It is commonly found in houses, but most …
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Why was asbestos used?

The use of Asbestos started in the late 1800s when it was mined and used commercially in North America. During World War II, its use increased significantly. Since then, it has been used in many industries, especially the building and construction industry. There are many reasons that asbestos is used in building materials but it’s …
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Who removes asbestos?

Asbestos can be removed by yourself (not recommended and only low risk cement bonded asbestos), non licensed asbestos removal contractors/businesses (for both Non Licensed and Notifiable Non-Licensed Work) and fully licensed contractors/businesses (for Notifiable Work). Anybody who undertake asbestos Non Licensed works in accordance with; Control of Asbestos Regulations and all associated codes of practise …
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How much does it cost to remove asbestos?

The cost of asbestos removal is a broad field and hopefully we can cover every base for you in this post… Factors include the type of asbestos, location, risk and quantity, among other variables. Disposal Only Although we would highly advise that your asbestos is dismantled by a trained and qualified expert, cement bonded asbestos …
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