Asbestos is one of the most commonly used materials in constructions in the last few decades. However, it was later discovered that asbestos is toxic to humans and its use started to decline. However, if you live in a pre-war building and suspect the presence of asbestos in your house then it is important that you have your house checked by a demolition specialist and get the asbestos removed.
Types of asbestos
There are two types of asbestos – bonded fibers and friable asbestos. Bonded fibers are usually mixed with some other material and they cannot be pulverized, crumbled, or powdered by simple pressure. Friable asbestos is the powdered form of the mineral and can be present in any material.
Removal of asbestos
If you suspect the presence of asbestos in your house, then consider calling an asbestos specialist for a detailed survey of your premises. A Grade A or B licensed specialist is qualified to not only detect the presence of asbestos and advice you on management procedures, but also to remove it completely from your home if you so desire.
If however, you plan to carry out renovations in your house and your house or a part of it needs to be demolished for this purpose then you would need to call a specialist from demolitions service. If asbestos is released into the air during any demolition activities then it can cause severe health hazards.
Do not attempt to remove the asbestos on your own, and always hire a reputed removal specialist Brisbane demolition for this purpose.