What products in my home can contain asbestos?

Asbestos is a mineral fiber that’s long been used in building materials because it’s strong, durable, and fire-resistant. It can be found in the following places:

  • Floor tiles and sheet flooring
  • Mastic (adhesive or glue)
  • Pipe and boiler insulation
  • Roofing and siding materials
  • Paint and wall surfacing materials (including popcorn ceilings)
  • Fireproofing materials
  • Glazing and caulking compounds
  • Vermiculite Insulations (Zonolite)
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When should you test for asbestos — and why should you remove it?

Most states require you to hire a certified asbestos inspector if you’re about to embark on any type of renovation or demolition project.  They will identify materials that contain asbestos.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have banned several asbestos products, as the mineral can cause serious health problems such as lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis.

  • What We Offer
    We have the knowledge, training, and experience you need to properly remove any type of asbestos. From State notifications and pertinent documentation to the necessary safety precautions and proper final disposal, we have you covered.
  • What Makes Us Better
    Training & Education: All of our asbestos workers undergo intensive training and must pass exams and continuing education courses. Strength in Numbers: We have 50+ filed staff and this flexibility in workforce allows us to quickly complete your project.

What is the asbestos removal process?

  • Prepare an effective removal plan to best fit your project.
  • Our office staff will prepare and submit all State notification paperwork.
  • Our field staff will go above and beyond to respect your home during the abatement process.
  • We will ensure proper disposal of all asbestos material.
  • We will arrange for an independent inspection.  This process involves a visual inspection and air samples as needed.
  • Finally, we will create a final report detailing abatement activities and compiling the appropriate documentation.

Why EnviroVantage?

We are an established, highly trusted demolition, environmental, and indoor air quality contractor who has provided safe, well-planned delivery and execution of our services for over 35 years. We lean on technology, state-of-the-art equipment, and trained skilled labor to safely deliver our clients industry best practices on job sites every day.

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