Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous mineral, there are six in total which have been used in a multitude of products for well over a hundred years Actinolite, Amosite, Anthophyllite, Chrysotile, Crocidolite, and Tremolite.
Chrysotile and Amosite asbestos are the most commonly used in applications. In general, asbestos is very versatile and is used to provide additional strength to materials such as cement sheets, fascias and soffits, Artex walls and celings, water tanks and floor tiles; insulating and fire proofing characteristics to pipe lagging.
There are three main types of asbestos, these are Amosite, Crocidolite and Chrysotile. They are often referred to as brown, blue and white asbestos respectively. It is not as simple as identifying these forms by their appearance alone. A sample needs to be taken and a laboratory analysis and report is required to determine if asbestos is present and how it will need removing/managing.
As an owner of a domestic or a commercial building it is your legal responsibility to have at least a management survey carried out to your property if you are renting/leasing out your property.
We remove all types of asbestos from all types of commercial buildings, Office Buildings, Factories, Warehouses, Hospitals and Schools.
We have a vast array of clients including:
– Main Contractors
– Building Owners & Landlords
– Property Facility Managers
– Planning Coordinators
– Building companies and tradesmen
We do not charge for attending properties and assessing what is required and give you an honest and impartial assessment of the situation on site, regardless of asbestos. We will advise you on your responsibilities as a building owner or landlord under the Control of Asbestos regulations (2012). We will help you to set up your measures to protect you, your staff and visitors to your site. If a survey or sample is to be taken to access the type of asbestos this is at an additional charge due to the reporting and sample analysis that needs conducting to give you the information you require.