Woodbridge, VA Asbestos Remediation 101

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Learn More about Asbestos Remediation in Woodbridge, VA

"Your Woodbridge, VA home needs asbestos remediation," if you hear this you’re likely dreading what the rest of the dialogue is going to be. Asbestos has not had a great public persona since scientific findings were released relating inhalation to cancer and other health effects. Once you find out more about asbestos, you may feel slightly more at ease.

Why Asbestos Is Used In Homes

Asbestos has been mined in large quantities since the 19th century, and is mined in large quantities to this day by some countries. It is considered a cheap material with great insulation properties. When the fibers are broken down and woven into insulation products asbestos provides good sound absorption, has average tensile strength and high resistance to heat, electrical and chemical damage.

How To Tell If Asbestos Is Used In Your Home

Asbestos remediation has been happening in Woodbridge, VA for decades now. If your house was built pre 1980’s you almost certainly have an asbestos containing material in your home, whether that is in roofing shingles, wall insulations, tiles or insulation in and around water pipes. If you are unsure, you will need to get samples taken from your house as it is not visible to the naked eye.

How Do I Know It Is Safe In My Home

Asbestos is safe when undisturbed. Inhaling asbestos occurs when insulation containing asbestos is disturbed releasing the fibers in the air. The fibers can remain in the air for a long period of time that is the reason so many precautions are taken when asbestos remediation is carried out. As long as the material is not disturbed, fibers will be of no risk to you in day-to-day life.

You may well need asbestos remediation for your Woodbridge, VA home but understand it is not the be-all and end-all for your home. Professional asbestos remediation from Envirotex can safely and securely bring your home back to a safe liveable state for you and your family.

About Envriotex Environmental Services

Established in Northern Virginia in 2000, Envirotex Environmental Services was founded on military service. While serving his country, the company's owner Mr. Freeman gained vast knowledge and experience in the environmental services field. His expertise in air monitoring and hazardous materials testing prepared him for his post-military career.

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