Do you know asbestos is banned all over the world? Well, let’s start from understanding what asbestos is and why it is banned. In earlier buildings both commercial as well as residential people used a certain material known as asbestos for various purposes.
Where all asbestos can be used?
- Along with the roofing materials
- It is used as a insulation as it is a very bad conductor of heat
- As false ceiling on the roof tiles
- In some cases, the floor tiles were also made of asbestos
- Other materials used in construction of a building
What is this asbestos?
Asbestos is basically a fiber like mineral that can be used in construction materials. According to scientists some tests were conducted in 1970s and concluded that this is a life endangering material when inhaled. This could completely damage your lungs. This material was used because of its great qualities such as thermal insulation.
How can asbestos damage human health?
Over a period of usage when the material containing asbestos starts deteriorating, it starts releasing fiber like substances into the air. Same can enter your lungs as you inhale the same air. Over a period of time you will start facing issues with breathing and finally end up in lung related issues.
It is advised that wherever you find asbestos in your home or office premises please arrange for immediate removal. In order to help you in finding the asbestos present within the materials at your home or office, you can take help from the asbestos inspection agencies. There are lots of agencies, who will certify the presence of asbestos and from there you can plan to remove the same.
The main reason to deploy an agency is to ensure that all the rules and regulations are complied with and asbestos is removed and cleaned in a professional way. It is strongly advised that don’t try to remove it on your own. There are many professional companies available that will work for you. These professional companies will have all the necessary tools and instruments to remove and clean the asbestos safely and effectively. Your work will be very easily and conveniently completed.
Who should bother about removing the asbestos from home or office?
This is applicable to all who are living in a building that was built prior to 1970s. When you hire a professional company to do the job they will do all the preparation and carryout the work. While the works is going on you need to make sure that no one is present at the site and everything else is completely covered and protected.
Before you start the work of removing asbestos, you need to make sure that there is enough dialogue between you and the removing company. Any professional company will explain you in detail about the process they are going to carryout and you need to understand about the company by reading the column “about our company”on the website. This will increase your confidence level and you can handover the job to that company without any second thoughts.