Safely removing asbestos walls is important because just leaving them there can cause all kinds of chronic illnesses to you and your family. When the asbestos sheet used to make your walls start to deteriorate because of age, it will start sending tiny asbestos fibers into the air, and these almost invisible killers are the things that you really should be wary of. If you accidentally breathe in these tiny asbestos particles, they will lodge themselves on the lining of your lungs and they will cause the growth of life-threatening tumors.
The Safest Way to Remove Your Asbestos Walls
If you want to know the safest way to tear down your asbestos walls, there is only one way to go about it; and that is to hire a professional asbestos abatement contractor to do the job for you. If you think that you can save money by doing the work yourself, you might end up spending a lot more money than you should on medical bills. Hiring licensed contractors for removing asbestos walls is also the only way you can truly be sure that your house is completely free of the hazardous material because there is a good chance that you will miss a lot of the asbestos in your home because you do not know where you can find them.
Professional companies will come into your house to inspect the walls and other suspected areas that may contain asbestos. These tests will let them know exactly where in your home there are dangerous levels of asbestos, this allows them to know which walls need to get taken down, and which to leave alone. If you try doing the asbestos abatement yourself, you may tear down the wrong walls, or you may end up damaging all the walls in your home.
Certified companies equip their workers with all of the safety gear and equipment that they will ever need on the job, like full face masks and air compressors to prevent them from inhaling the dangerous asbestos dust. They also know the proper technique of taking down the asbestos sheets without breaking them. If you think that you should just use a sledgehammer and go medieval on your wall is a good idea, you are actually just sending millions of tiny asbestos fibers into the air, endangering not just yourself but also the other people who are around you.
When the company has finished removing all of the asbestos that they can, they will conduct a follow up inspection on your home just to make sure that they did not miss anything and that your house is in fact one hundred percent asbestos free. You will also be getting a certification stating that your home is not completely free from any trace of the hazardous material.
Not only will hiring a professional company to do the asbestos removal from your walls and other parts of your home mean that you will save yourself from backbreaking labor, it will also mean that you do not have to expose yourself to the stress involved in the entire process. If you are living in Sydney, Wollongong, Newcastle, Parramatta, Central Coast, Blue Mountains or other towns in NSW, get in touch with us so that we can help you get rid of the asbestos contamination in your home as soon as possible.