The Importance of Asbestos Abatement for Indoor Air Quality

The importance of indoor air quality is at the forefront of many health professionals minds, meaning the topic will make it to the minds of many in the Northern Virginia area as well. One particular area of concern in terms of indoor air quality is asbestos. Asbestos is dangerous, and when asbestos fibers become airborne they become even more dangerous.

Asbestos is a mineral fiber that was commonly used in a variety of building construction materials throughout the Oakton, VA and Reston, VA area. Asbestos was used because of the insulating and fire-retardant properties, but it wasn't until recent years we learned of the dangers associated with it. Today, asbestos is found in older homes, typically in insulation materials, shingles, textured paint and floor tiles. How do these materials impact indoor air quality - simple, through demolition.

When remodeling your Prince William County VA home, asbestos abatement may be the most important factor in any of the processes you complete. Elevated concentrations of airborne asbestos are typically found after asbestos-containing materials are disturbed by cutting, sanding, ripping and other construction-related activities. Improperly removing these materials can easily release asbestos fibers into the air of your Sandbridge Beach, VA home, endangering the lives of everyone inside. Rather than take the risk, consult the asbestos experts at Envirotex.

An asbestos inspection will determine if your home contains the offending fiber, and also determines the next steps in the asbestos abatement process. Our trained technicians will inspect the Northern Virginia home, and remove the asbestos-containing materials safely and securely. Protect your friends, family and yourself from the dangers of asbestos - hire the professional team of asbestos abatement specialists at Envirotex to do the dirty work for you.

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