Why You Need an Asbestos Contractor for Your Virginia Beach, VA Home

If you live in Virginia Beach, you know that everything inside and outside of your home degrades faster due to the sun and salt air. And if you have a home that was built before 1980, chances are there is some asbestos in your home. If you live in your home, you are not legally required to remove the asbestos – it may be a health hazard, but it’s not illegal to live with it.

However, if you own a rental home, you are legally required to remove the asbestos. In recent years, tenants – even short-term tenants – have sued landlords over asbestos exposure and have won large awards. So, if you suspect that the rental home you own has asbestos, you’ll want to contact the asbestos contractor in Virginia Beach, VA, Envirotex.

Asbestos can be hidden, so you want to make sure that your hire an asbestos contractor in Virginia Beach, VA that has many years of experience, and can do a thorough inspection of your home. In many of Virginia Beach, VA’s older homes, asbestos paper was used to wrap heat ducts throughout the home. There are two types of asbestos materials that were used to wrap HVAC ducts: one looks like thick white paper while the other has the look of a plaster of paris cast that "gives" when touched. This same type of insulation was also used to wrap hot water pipes and water heaters in Virginia Beach, VA. From the 1920s-1960s, cement asbestos roof shingles were also used in Virginia Beach, VA

In addition, asbestos can be found in both ceiling and floor tiles, and the only way to know for sure is for your asbestos contractor in Virginia Beach, VA to send samples to a certified lab.

Complete and safe asbestos removal requires knowledge, talent, experience, and resources. Envirotex, your asbestos contractor in Virginia Beach, VA, will inspect, test, contain, and safely remove: vinyl asbestos tile, linoleum, vinyl sheet goods, transite pipe, transite siding, transite roofing, duct work, stucco, texture coat, drywall, acoustic ceiling, popcorn ceiling, plaster, lath and plaster, fireproofing, mastic, pipe covering, mag piping, mag block, and other product forms. If you suspect asbestos is lurking in your home, please call Enivortex, the licensed asbestos contractor in Virginia Beach, VA today.

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