Asbestos is a natural fibre that in recent years has been used heavily in the construction industry. There are 3 different types of asbestos,
however, we specialise in the removal and disposal of bonded roof and wall cladding which is also known as white (chrysotile) asbestos in Newton Aycliffe. It is an extremely dangerous substance and must only be removed by professionals because if it is not treated in the correct way it can have harmful effects. If you wish to discuss asbestos removal, contact us today.
Did you know that any home built before 2000 has the potential to
White, chrysotile, asbestos is usually a light grey colour and you may find it…
• Mixed with brown or sometimes blue asbestos as
insulation for a pipe or boiler
• In panels between wallboards
• Amongst brake linings of
• In rainwater pipes and gutters
If you find that a surface is powdery or flaking, this could be a sign that the material it is made from contains asbestos. This is also known as ACM, asbestos containing material. If you think that there is asbestos on your premises, you should avoid disturbing it as it can release fibres that may damage your lungs.
The effects asbestos can cause:
If asbestos is not dealt with in the correct, professional way it can have serious effects on those around you.
Mishandling asbestos can result in the fibres being released and people inhaling them which can cause long-term inflammation and scarring of the lungs. Anyone who suffers from asbestosis can experience symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing and a tight chest.
It is extremely important to seek professional advice about asbestos if you find it on your premises or worse in your property. With the help of Ross Wright, our highly qualified, experienced team can remove asbestos in the correct way and dispose of it for you.
For our help, please call 01325 320767