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New home asbestos knowledge

Being aware of your new home contains any asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) is always a good idea to know first and foremost. This stops any unwanted nasty surprises when you want to extend or renovate any areas of your new property.

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What is the origin of asbestos?

It is commonly known that asbestos is a dangerous mineral fibre and exposure to asbestos fibre can lead to various serious effects on health.

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How Important are Asbestos Inspections?

The purpose behind the Asbestos inspection provides you with the location of the harmful material and the amount that is present, how accessible the asbestos areas are and the type of asbestos that is present in the areas.

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How to remove asbestos in your building

As all asbestos-containing materials pose the risk of serious illness if improperly handled and released, it comes down to requiring a professional to undertake any asbestos removal.

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Cost saving is not health saving

As much as asbestos has been banned from use for over twenty years, an estimated one in four construction workers have been exposed to asbestos fibres and suffered from declining health as a result.

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Asbestos Management in Listed Properties

When looking at heritage buildings it is important to provide a history of the work that has been done on the building for the relevant party undertaking the asbestos testing.

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When school’s out, so should asbestos

When we think of our children and the school's we send them to, we want them to go to a school that has a long-standing reputation for excellence and has been an established school for a longer period.

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