Removing Asbestos from a Property

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Asbestos is an extremely toxic material when fragmented and there are several cases of people dying from exposure to it which is why it is of the utmost importance to engage the services of qualified and experienced Reigate asbestos removal specialists if you suspect or have confirmed its presence in a building you are working in, living in or renovating. Previously used extensively in buildings for its fireproof qualities it has now been medically proven as a deadly substance. Some of the diseases associated with asbestos include:

  1. Asbestos Related Lung Cancer
  2. Malignant mesothelioma
  3. Asbestosis

The above conditions can be terminal and at best reduce lifespan and significantly affect a sufferer’s quality of life.

Don’t Try Removing it Yourself

It is of paramount importance that asbestos removal experts are called to eradicate any asbestos in a property. An untrained person who attempts this potentially deadly task can develop life threatening conditions that can result in an untimely death. If you are assessing a building and see what you think may be asbestos, do not touch it or you may risk damaging it and exposing yourself to the toxic dust. Instead, look online at business directories or do a Google search to look for asbestos removal experts in your locality. They will have the experience, tools and necessary safety wear to ensure all asbestos found is removed and disposed of in the correct manner. Special care should be taken if visiting older buildings, such as old farm sheds as any asbestos may be damaged already.