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Asbestos Abatement and Remediation Terminology

Asbestos causes a dangerous cancer known as mesothelioma. The mineral was once used in wiring, ceiling insulation and floor tiles. The popularity of the mineral was due to it's fire resistant nature making it a popular siding for construction projects in the 1970s. Any residential, industrial or commercial construction with the substance needs to call an abatement company. It must be taken out by a professional to keep from being exposed to it. Learn the common terms used in this type of service.

  • Abatement – This is the process during which items with the mineral are safely removed and sent for recycling. The fibers can be turned into a completely safe form of glass used in tiles and bricks. During this process, rooms containing the mineral must be sealed off and workers must wear protective breathing apparatus.
  • Mesothelioma – This dangerous cancer occurs when dust with the mineral gets into the lungs.
  • Remediate – This is another term for asbestos removal. It's the process in which the materials containing the fibrous material is safely removed by a remediate expert. It's important to keep the fibers contained during demolition to rooms are sealed off with thick plastic and duct tape. Mask with filters protect workers from inhaling any of the dust.
  • Testing – Before a person knows if a home or business is affected, tests on the material must determine the presence of the mineral. Companies that handle inspections will check the composition of the flooring, ceiling and insulation. If the results are positive, specialists must come in for demolition projects or renovations.
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    E & J Environmental
    1461 Davidson Ave, San Francisco, CA 94124
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    (415) 821-2730
     
    User Review: "This company work safe using the state of art control." - rickey (CA)
    Southwest Hazard Control Inc
    712 Whitney St, San Leandro, CA 94577
    Southwest HAZARD CONTROL, Inc. (SHC) has been one of the most respected environmental remediation contractors in the southwest United States.
    (510) 352-5152
    Meza Environmental
    3119 Tomahawk Dr, Stockton, CA 95205
    If you're looking for dependable Asbestos Abatement in San Francisco, look no further. We can also provide quality Asbestos Removal in addition to building demolition, lead abatement, and other services.
    (209) 244-8846
    Asbestos Control Center
    Oakland, CA 94615
    (510) 834-7856
    Asbestos Tem Lab Inc
    630 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94710
    (510) 704-8930
    Tidyair South San Francisco
    220 S Linden Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (415) 704-7575
    Performance Contracting Inc
    999 Canal Blvd Ste B, Richmond, CA 94804
    (510) 236-0719
    Js Company
    819 a St Ste 22, San Rafael, CA 94901
    (415) 460-2100
    Hazardous Materials Assessment, Inc.
    1933 Davis St Ste 303, San Leandro, CA 94577
    (510) 638-4801
    Enviro -Star Inc.
    10962 Bigge St, San Leandro, CA 94577
    (510) 568-5996
    Plant Hazardous Services
    3744 San Pablo Dam Rd, El Sobrante, CA 94803
    (510) 223-2465
    Balance Hydrologics
    101 Lucas Valley Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903
    (415) 472-7594
    Balance Hydrologics
    101 Lucas Valley Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903
    (415) 472-7584
    Charles James-Certified Asbestos Consultant
    32 Hamilton Dr, Novato, CA 94949
    (415) 883-7856
    Yelton Company Inc
    Concord, CA 94518
    (925) 827-0931


    Asbestos is not a word any homeowner wants to hear in regards to his house. It’s a toxic material found in paint, tiles, furnace insulation, among other things, and can cause some real health problems if ingested or inhaled. Technicians must remediate and remove asbestos. Even though its use is regulated now and banned in new homes, it is still found in older homes built before the late 1970s. It first emerged in North America in the late 1800s, and really became popular during World War II. It was manufactured for many industries, including the automotive, shipbuilding, flooring, and construction industries. The United States government issued a series of rules banning the use of asbestos in all products, with the final ruling coming in 1989. Asbestos abatement involves safely detecting and removing this hazardous material from a structure. You can hire an asbestos abatement firm to come into your residential, commercial, or industrial structure and provide an assessment that includes testing. These professionals are fully trained in hazardous materials issues, and will remove asbestos in the ceilings, wall paint, tiles, and siding. Asbestos, which was once used as part of an insulated material found in attics, has been known to cause cancer. Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer, affects the linings of the abdomen, lungs, and heart. Those who have been exposed to asbestos continually at some point in their lives are at risk of this disease. Asbestos abatement professionals can inspect, treat, remove, and test for the presence of asbestos and other hazardous materials such as mold and lead, issuing a survey or report on their findings, which may recommend demolition. They can remediate, or correct, the situation through a variety of techniques, whether the asbestos is present in the flooring, roof, or ceiling tiles.
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