Prior to 1979, the vast majority of building materials contained asbestos. These hazardous materials are harmful to your health, particularly if you have respiratory conditions. If the asbestos fibers become lodged in the lungs, they cause lung damage. Asbestos abatement is both a health and structural concern, and is especially relevant for older homes.
Our technicians assess if asbestos abatement is needed, taking and testing comprehensive samples. The law requires that we test and analyze key areas before we start removing them. If we find asbestos, we'll let you know that there’s a situation that we need to handle. We'll then reach out to one of our trusted partners for asbestos disposal.
Together, we’ll devise a strategy to effectively and efficiently address the impacted areas. There’s a definitive process for removing asbestos containing materials. It may only be the top layer of the floor or a few square feet of dry wall, for example, or the popcorn ceiling may need to be scraped clean. In the worst case scenario, it may be more extensive. That’s why we enlist the expertise of leading Seattle asbestos abatement firms. We’ll make sure the job is done right, in compliance with all industry regulations, and with all necessary precautions. And we're always transparent with you every step of the way.
It is important to review your homeowners insurance policy early in the process because some policies may not cover asbestos removal.