The Importance of Asbestos Abatement and Removal

September 1, 2019

Asbestos has long been used in homes to help insulate and make them a bit more fire resistant, that being said, when breathed in, asbestos can cause a myriad of breathing issues and health concerns that can lead to serious illness and even death.Why is Asbestos Dangerous?Asbestos is a fire resistant silicate that is woven into very small fibers then used for insulation and in a range of fire proofing applications. When left alone, asbestos is harmless, when disturbed it can be inhaled and can cause a great deal of issue with those that breathe it in. Asbestos fibers are small and can cause aggravation to the lung tissues and lung lining. The aggravation of the lining of the lungs causes the tissue to scar which can lead to things like shortness of breath, crackling sound when inhaling, and even cardiac failure in very advanced cases.Asbestos has the potential to … Continued

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Should You Get An Asbestos Testing Kit?

August 1, 2018

Are Asbestos Testing Kits Worth It? Now that the dangers of asbestos are well-documented, it’s no longer used in the construction of new buildings or homes. Many people are under the impression that when asbestos became strictly regulated, it was no longer a problem. Unfortunately, that is not entirely true. Not sure what asbestos is? Read this. An asbestos testing kit may seem like an extra step but it may be worth it because it can save your family from serious health problems. This is especially true if you own a home that is older than 10 or 15 years. If you are planning any type of home renovation, you should get an asbestos testing kit to determine if you can safely remove the old materials on your own.    When You Need An Asbestos Testing Kit Before the hazards of asbestos use were widely known, it was commonly used in … Continued

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