Asbestos is one such material that was extremely popular mineral that is commonly found in most of the insulation, floor tiles, roofing and numerous other construction materials. Until, 1980s when a ban was placed on use of this material, it was prominently used in several buildings, both commercial as well as residential. Basically, it is a fibrous material that has a great tensile strength, high heat resistivity, corrosion resistance and exceptional insulating qualities, all this contributed towards its immense popularity for construction of buildings. Keep reading as we discuss more about this material and what all consideration should be taken in account in regard to this material.
Although, people now consider it to be one extremely dangerous material which can lead to several health issues, however, the fact is that this material is not at all dangerous until its fibers gets exposed and become airborne. Once these fibers get released in the air, they become prone to inhalation by people around and thus leading different lung issues. This is why people prefer to get rid of this material with help of licensed Michigan asbestos abatement and asbestos removal services. Some people consider doing this risky task on their own; however, besides several laws and regulations that should be obliged, you also need to have sufficient knowledge, skills as well as equipments required for this job.
This removal or abatement job is extremely difficult and complicated work, there are several phases involved in it. First, the inspection of site is done in order to check, whether there is any such material present or not. If there is any, then the site is cleared and sealed to prevent escape of the fibers and to ensure that nobody is there to inhale this dangerous substance. Some other obligations include making the material wet before performing this task. Also, when the process is complete and the material is safely removed, it is ensured that this material is properly bagged as well as labeled before it is actually taken for safe disposal. Therefore, this job should only be accompanied by professionals, who know everything important regarding #abatement and #removal of this hazardous material.