Abestos is a mineral that occurs naturally in buildings due to their resistance to fire and many other chemicals. Buildings built between the 1940s and the 1970s used these materials because of the initial perception that they were the most durable. Materials containing Asbestos are known as "ACM"s and they varied from insulation, ducts, pipes, roof felt, vinyl flooring, and many more.
The Dangers of Asbestos
Prolonged exposure to Asbestos most commonly can lead to Mesothelioma but it can also cause variety of cancers and lung-related illnesses. Due to these many dangers associated with ACMs federal departments like the EPA and OHSA were formed to prevent future problems with the material.
The Proper Way to Remove Asbestos
The safe and proper removal of Asbestos is a serious matter that should not be taken lightly. Without a Certified Asbestos Building Inspector your removal experience will be invalid to the Federal Agencies mentioned earlier. Our experts are fully certified by the Colorado Department of Health.