What To Do When You Have Asbestos On Your Property?

August 30, 2019

Part of maintaining good health and safety standards for people who live in Auckland is finding and removing asbestos in their homes and workplaces. However, if you suspect that there’s asbestos on your property here’s what to do. Get in asbestos removalist or if a commercial property get a management report.

What Is Asbestos

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral, which was used extensively as a building material for many years. Because it has excellent insulating, fire retardant and sound absorption properties, it was used in roofs, ceilings, floors, walls, garages and more. However, its use was banned because of the health risks it poses to people who have been exposed to it.

For that reason, if it needs to be removed, it should be removed by a licensed and experienced asbestos removal specialist. It then needs to be disposed of appropriately in a waste facility.

Testing of Asbestos

Before any drastic construction happens, the area that contains asbestos first needs to be tested to confirm it contains asbestos. If the test results come back positive, if confirmed as asbestos, we will arrange a quote and organise a certified asbestos removal company to do the removal. Because asbestos can be dangerous to be around, it needs to be removed professionally and safely and disposed of responsibly.

If the test results come back positive, If confirmed as asbestos in your home or place of work, we will arrange a quote and organise a certified asbestos removal company to do the removal. Because asbestos can be dangerous to be around, it needs to be removed professionally and safely and disposed of responsibly.

Conclusion

Asbestos has the potential to be a dangerous substance to have on your property and it can put you and others at risk of contracting fatal and incurable asbestos-related illnesses. When you find asbestos in your home or office, call us for advice (www.kteam.co.nz) as to the best way forward, and if it needs removing, we can organise the removal promptly by a qualified removalist.