In Arlington, VA, environmental cleanup issues affect both businesses and homes. Though big cleanup sites involving rivers and old factories make the news, most cleanup projects affect older homes and commercial buildings. This is especially true when it comes to asbestos, a material that was used in construction for decades before it was legally stopped in the 1970s.
That means hundreds of thousands of homeowners and business owners live and work in structures that contain asbestos. In most cases, it’s not a problem. The danger happens when people breathe in asbestos dust and tiny fibers. These are released as buildings deteriorate with age are damaged or during a remodel or renovation. The changes these cause result in the release of asbestos fibers into the environment. As people breathe, they absorb the asbestos in the air, which can cause serious, even fatal, illnesses.
What should you do if you suspect that your home or business space has asbestos floating free? Experts recommend these four steps:
Asbestos testing and removal aren’t do-it-yourself projects. This is one of the most serious of all environmental cleanup issues in Arlington, VA. There is far too much danger than you will breathe in the toxic fibers yourself. And while you’re poking around and trying to figure out where it is and how to get it out, you can actually make the problem worse by inadvertently releasing more fibers into the environment.
The team at Envirotex has been helping owners of homes and businesses in the area for almost two decades. The company was started by a military vet. He learned how to handle cleanup and testing in the service, doing air monitoring and hazardous materials testing. The same stringent standards he used in the military are applied to every job that Envirotex handles.
The expert technicians have completed projects at Fort Belvoir Army Base, Quantico Marine Base and several naval bases in the Northeast. They have earned a reputation for attention to detail, thoroughness, and safety.
In addition to asbestos inspections, testing, removal, and remediation, Envirotex does mold testing and removal, lead paint removal, air duct cleaning and demolition, and the cleanup of meth labs and other types of drug labs. The team at Envirotex puts safety first. The goal is to restore a healthy environment to your home or business.
For a free, no-obligation estimate for environmental cleanup in Arlington, VA, call the professionals at Envirotex today.
About Envriotex Environmental Services
Established in Fairfax, VA 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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Great customer service. Reviewed quite a few and found Daniel Freeman, Pres/CEO of Envirotex to be the most knowledgeable and professional of all. Also the most experienced! We would highly recommend this company. (He was very tolerant of all my questions about the inspection and how the treatment would be handled!)
The job was to remove all the old rock-wool insulation and 60-years of dust, bird droppings, and dirt from the attic so that new fiber glass insulation could be installed. Dan's team of workers did a super job in cleaning the attic of all this stuff. I could find nothing remaining between the joist or in corners of the attic. It was so clean that you could have food served on the floor in the attic. They were on-time, completed the work as scheduled, and the work team was professional, organized, and experienced. Highly recommend Envirotex.
Frederick R T.
Good morning, I just wanted to send a quick "THANK YOU" to you all for a prompt response to my call at the end of last week. My wife told me that the crew members were very professional and explained the process to her. Thanks to Dan for responding during his meeting and working with me. I would also like to thank Sara for jumping on the proposal ASAP as well.