Asbestos Removal Guidelines
Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 08:37PM
Cascade Contracting in Asbestos Removal

What is Asbestos? Asbestos is a group of minerals that are incombustible, chemical-resistant, fibrous mineral forms of impure magnesium silicate. They are found in fireproofing products, electrical insulation, cement, building materials, roof shingles, asbestos ceiling tiles and plaster, brake linings, chemical filters, and other industrial products.

You want to save money, but you also want to hire a contractor that will provide efficient and safe removal and disposal. Make sure whatever asbestos removal company you hire will perform the work of removal and disposal as safely as possible. The contractor should be licensed to remove asbestos in your state.

Check with the Better Business Bureau to see if anyone has lodged complaints against the company and why. It is a simple and quick job to visit the Better Business Bureau website to find any complaints that may have been filed against the company you are investigating. The Bureau will also give a rating from A+ to F for the company. It is usually a good idea to find an asbestos removal contractor that has been in the business for at least several years.

Once you have decided on an asbestos removal company make sure to put everything concerning the job in writing.

There are specific federal and local laws and regulations that are required to be followed by you or by licensed asbestos removal companies when removing and disposing of asbestos materials. Make sure any of the asbestos removal companies you hire follow these rules. The workers should be wearing respiratory face masks, gloves, and full-body protective clothing when removing asbestos from your home or workplace. After removing asbestos materials they should be placed into sealed containers for transporting to hazardous waste disposal areas.

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