Be Aware of Possible Asbestos in Your Home

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was mined for its resistance to heat and fire. Asbestos fibres are a hazard to your health should the fibres be disturbed and become airborne can lead to deadly diseases such as Mesothelioma, and Asbestosis.

As a homeowner did you know that a house built before 1990 most likely contains asbestos? To avoid exposure, you must have an experienced contractor such as Stutters Disaster Kleenup, come and inspect your home to aid in determining where the asbestos-containing materials are before renovations or demolition can begin. Have the trained professionals at Stutters Disaster Kleenup do the asbestos removals for you.

Common uses of asbestos in buildings are:asbestos concerns

  • Spray applied fireproofing
  • Mechanical insulation
  • Linoleum
  • Floor tiles
  • Drywall taping compound
  • Vermiculite
  • Asbestos cement board and tiles
  • Asbestos cement pipes
  • Textured decorative coating

The Government of Canada have a great easy to understand poster of where you could possibly find asbestos in your home.  Check it out here.

WorkSafe BC has also been very proactive in educating homeowners of the dangers of asbestos.  They have a website specifically set up for information on asbestos, and we suggest that you check it out here as well.

If you are ever uncertain, please call the professionals at Stutters Disaster Kleenup, and we will be more than happy to answer any of your questions.  We can be reached at 1-877-763-1540.

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