Hertford Asbestos Removal Company – Keeping You Safe
As the owner of a commercial or domestic building in Hertford, you may not be aware that asbestos can still be found in homes and premises built up until the year 2000. Asbestos has been used in buildings from the late 1930s through the end of the 1990s and was used extensively on buildings erected during the 1970’s. If your home or office was built during this period, you may need help from a professional asbestos removal company in Hertford.
Asbestos is a dangerous substance that needs to be removed and disposed of in a safe and professional way. It has been declared to be a “known human carcinogen,” meaning that it has proven and often prolific effects on the health of anyone exposed to it, even at low levels. Research has shown that exposure to asbestos can cause significant damage to health, the most serious being certain types of cancer that affect the lungs, abdomen or heart.
If you come across asbestos in your industrial unit, office space, house or outbuilding, you need to call in a professional asbestos removal company to take the offending parts of the structure away.
What Is Asbestos?
Asbestos fibres are difficult to identify for anyone that is not a specialist asbestos removal contractor. Able to remain durable and resistant to fire, asbestos fibres were initially considered to be very useful in the construction of commercial and industrial buildings in the past. Older homes, schools, public buildings, office blocks and industrial units often have asbestos contained within certain areas of the buildings.
Chrysotile (white asbestos) and Amosite (brown asbestos) were most commonly used in commercial buildings, homes and garages. The substance is usually found within the roof structure, the insulation boards and cavity walls, cement floors, guttering and pipework.
Why Do I Need To Call A Professional Asbestos Removal Company?
Because of the dangers present from exposure to asbestos, you must always enlist the assistance of a specialist asbestos removal contractor in Hertford. If you are planning to demolish, extend or renovate any property or premises that has signs of asbestos within the structure, you will effectively “disturb” the existing levels of asbestos which will then need to be removed and safely disposed of.
What Will A Specialist Asbestos Removal Company in Hertford Do?
Here at Amianto, we can remove all traces of asbestos, safely and efficiently and in compliance with all safety regulations and legal stipulations. There are potentially thousands of buildings throughout the UK that still contain large quantities of asbestos, so you could be at risk without even knowing it.
Asbestos removal professionals will be able to identify and assist you with all aspects of your asbestos removal problems, including:
- Identifying properties that may be at risk as a result of their age, construction or location
- Locating the presence and extent of any suspect Asbestos Containing Materials (ACMs)
- Identifying the level and type of asbestos found in your building by sending samples to a HSE accredited laboratory for analysis
- Undertaking a mandatory refurbishment and demolition survey prior to any work being carried out on the property
- Removing all traces of asbestos using a four-stage removal process that meets all regulations and legal requirements including those found in the Control Of Asbestos Regulations 2012
To try and dispose of the substance yourself is dangerous and puts you, your staff and your visitors at risk.
A professional licensed asbestos removal contractor will be able to dispose of the substance using tried and trusted techniques. They will also be able to advise you of when the building is safe to return to following full clearance air monitoring to check that airborne fibre levels are below the recommended limits.
Asbestos Removal In Hertford
If you are concerned about the possibility of asbestos in your Hertford home or premises, speak to the experts at Amianto who offer professionally licensed asbestos removal in Hertford.
If you require asbestos removals in and around Hertford, call Amianto on 01707 707 050 today. We’ve worked with clients in Lemsford, Welwyn Garden City, Watford, Woolmer Green, Hatfield, Tewin, Panshanger and elsewhere.