Asbestos-containing materials in Reston, VA homes that are in good condition and completely intact are mostly considered safe. Still, these materials should also be monitored for any wearing or other damage that could happen. When these materials become damaged, they are at risk of releasing asbestos dust into the air that you breathe. It is then that you should prepare for asbestos abatement at your Reston, VA home. An asbestos abatement company will assess the situation and either perform encapsulation or complete removal of the asbestos materials.
Never take it upon yourself to handle any materials that you suspect contain asbestos. This can be extremely dangerous, especially when it is worn or damaged in any way. As a homeowner, you should be aware of wherever asbestos-containing materials most likely could be in your Reston, VA home. If you suspect any asbestos-containing materials, call in an asbestos abatement specialist to handle the situation.
If you are getting ready to remodel your home, which might include replacing old floor tile at your home in Reston, VA, play it safe and call the experts at Envirotex so they can come to your home, do a visual inspection and take samples to be analyzed. The last thing you want to do is tear these tiles up if they contain asbestos materials.
Asbestos abatement specialists should be called in to determine first if these materials contain asbestos and then map out the necessary actions that need to be taken to remove the asbestos from your Reston, VA home. A specialist may either recommend asbestos abatement, the complete removal of asbestos, or encapsulation, which is a means of treating the asbestos-containing materials with a special adhesive sealant surrounding or embedding the asbestos fibers so no spores can be released into the Reston, VA home.
Whatever your environmental concerns are at your home in Reston, VA, whether it is asbestos abatement, mold testing and remediation, or lead paint testing and remediation, the team at Envirotex is there to help. They will be happy to answer any of your questions and come to your home and look to see what needs to be done to make your home in Reston, VA an environmentally safe place for you and your family.