Do you live in an old home? You might be dealing with a ticking time bomb in the form of asbestos shingles in Gainesville, VA. Once asbestos was so popular that is was the material of choice for a wide range of construction products, including shingles, but also tiles, siding, insulation and even cement.
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For decades, asbestos was widely used. It made other materials more durable and stronger, yet lighter. It was fireproof, and it was inexpensive.
But in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, researchers realized that asbestos was a health hazard. And in 1989, the Environmental Protection Agency outlawed the use of asbestos.
Made up of several fibrous minerals, asbestos releases fibers and dust that people can breathe in. This settles in the lungs and spreads to other parts of the body, causing cancer, pulmonary problems, and breathing difficulties. A person seldom realizes there is a problem. The dust particles are tiny, and the disease can take many years to appear.
When the asbestos shingles on older Gainesville, VA, homes start to decay over time, they release these dust particles into the environment. Wear and tear like this happens to all types of construction products.
But when that product contains asbestos, like the shingles, the results can be major. As family members breathe them in, they are at risk for major disease. It can take years, but research shows people who live and work around deteriorating asbestos often have problems.
By law, the Environmental Protection Agency requires that all asbestos removal and abatement be done by an authorized contractor, employing certified technicians. These workers have the training, protective clothing and specialized equipment and tools to do the job correctly.
They also know how to get rid of the old asbestos. It can’t be dumped in the landfill. Only a few disposal sites can handle the material safely. Inexperienced asbestos removers don’t have the practical know-how and resources to do the job thoroughly and to dispose of it safely.
Envirotex is an authorized contractor that has been helping local homes and businesses since 2000. The company has a track record for quality workmanship, trained personnel, and professional resources.
The team at Envirotex knows how to properly contain the problem, remove the asbestos shingles or other material in Gainesville, VA, decontaminate the area, dispose of it legally, and handle testing using a certified lab. In short, the job is done right.
Envirotex is a full-service environmental services company, handling:
Trust your home to the experts at Envirotex. Call today for a free, no-obligation quote for removal of asbestos shingles in Gainesville, VA.
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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