How do I tell if we have asbestos or not?
If you suspect your home may contain asbestos products, we strongly advise you have it assessed by professionals to see if it may pose a health risk. Testing a sample in an approved analytical laboratory is the only way to find out if a material contains asbestos.
Do we have to remove all asbestos?
If the asbestos is undamaged and left alone, it will not pose a major health hazard. The risk occurs when asbestos materials are drilled, cut, sanded, water-blasted, or broken up, resulting in asbestos fibres being released.
However, professional assessment of an environment that contains asbestos may reveal problems with your air quality, in which case the asbestos in your home will definitely need to be removed.
I have a home due to be refurbished and it contains asbestos – what do I need to do?
You will need to have an asbestos refurbishment and demolition survey carried out before you start this process. The necessary precautions and good work practices are all part of Jani-King Environmental team of expert’s daily life.
All asbestos needs to be removed from any home before or as part of the demolition process.