How to remove asbestos in your building

If you have recently found asbestos in your home or business property, the most important thing to understand straight away is that you should not attempt to remove asbestos yourself.

It cannot be understated how hazardous this material is not just to yourself, but also to everyone in the vicinity – and can result in asbestos exposure, heavy fines or prison terms if it was to go wrong. The work needs to be undertaken by a licenced professional in asbestos removal services only.

The first job for the safe management, handling and removal of asbestos-containing materials within the property is an asbestos survey Manchester or re-inspection of the known asbestos in the property to give up-to-date information on the extent and condition of asbestos in the building.

Asbestos survey

For any size project that requires renovation to a property and then asbestos removal Manchester, a suitable form of asbestos surveying will need to be carried out on the property prior to works commencing. The survey will provide information on the type of asbestos identified, as well the amount, size and condition in its current state.  From this information, an assessment of what asbestos needs to be removed or worked upon can then be provided.

Risk assessment

The asbestos report will provide an asbestos risk assessment on the current state of the asbestos installation(s).  The main risks associated with asbestos are when the material is damaged or is disturbed during day-to-day occupancy of the building/ home or during renovations/refurbishments

Attempting to remove the asbestos in your home yourself is not advisable and the works should be completed by competent contractors who complete asbestos removal South Manchester.

Promoting safety

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.

Certain working practices and regulations will need to be followed strictly when it comes to the containment and removal of asbestos-containing materials. This is not a product that can simply be bagged up and dumped in a skip outside for a regular landfill.

The work taken on asbestos removal requires specialist equipment and precaution, from materials to PPE to protect everyone in the vicinity. To be able to determine every risk and measure to effectively and safely complete the job, it takes professional planning by a professional asbestos removal company.

Contact the team at Grosvenor Asbestos Solutions today for all services around removing asbestos.

What our clients have to say…

“Jim provided a fantastic service. Friendly, quick, non-disruptive work. Good turnaround on receiving the sample report too”

“Asbestos survey – Jim did a very thorough job. Kept us updated right through the visit with an initial view, and then supplied an in depth report after. Very pleasant person to deal with. Overall, very pleased with the service.”

“Really friendly professional service with very quick response time. The work was carried out to a high standard, at a very good price, within two days of enquiry. I would definitely recommend this company.”

“Jordan and Jim did an excellent job of demolishing our garage, including the safe removal of the asbestos roof. Their work was tidy and controlled, with no impact on any surrounding hedges, plants, etc.

All in all they ticked every box.”

“Jim and his team were very professional, courteous and helpful throughout the whole process. They worked very hard to meet our tight timelines and did a great job. I would highly recommend Grosvenor Asbestos to anyone requiring asbestos services.”

“Had a survey done. All work and results back before a new week. Very prompt, efficient and quick service. Absolutely recommend this company.”

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