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Asbestos Insulation

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During the early and mid twentieth century many homes used asbestos in their construction as a way of enhancing insulation and increasing fire resistance.  While this popular material was effective in certain cases, asbestos was found to be potentially hazardous to health, creating a need for homes to remove this substance in order ensure the health of those on the premises.  At Asbestos Removal Yonkers NY, our asbestos insulation removal process is designed to safely get rid of contaminants while protecting the structure of your home.  We not only work to test and identify areas that are affected, but specialize in removal for all types of insulation including vermiculite insulation asbestos.

Asbestos Insulation
While asbestos’ performance as an insulator was once the standard for home insulation, once the dangers of the substance were revealed it became imperative for homes to arrange for its removal.  While slowing heat conduction, this type of insulation also presents of number of issues for those on the premises.  For homes that suspect asbestos insulation may be present, our asbestos testing services are readily available to help identify and address issues that may occur in the future.  This type of soft form insulation can be present in several areas throughout the home including the ducts that circulate air throughout your home.

Asbestos Issues
When undisturbed, asbestos can be considered non-harmful to your home and those within its walls.  However, there are a number of common circumstances that can affect the stability of asbestos insulation including renovation projects, chipping or deteriorating surfaces and other projects that disturb the construction.  Because of these potential hazards, we advocate for the removal of asbestos from your home once it is identified in order to prevent future problems for you and your loved ones.  When asbestos installations are disturbed and particles become present through your household, this circulation can have serious health impacts, including cancer and irreversible lung damage.

Identifying Asbestos Insulation
As an asbestos removal company with years of experience treating homes in the Yonkers area, we specialize in home asbestos tests that help identify contaminated areas.  Using our tests in combination with our asbestos insulation removal, our goal is to clear your home, making it safe for you and your home’s inhabitants.  Testing all types of insulations including vermiculite and other types of soft form and loose fill insulation, we know how to quickly identify issues and offer solutions for a safer environment.  During our tests we take every measure to ensure that the asbestos remains undisturbed, allowing for several options when it comes to treatments.

Vermiculite Insulation Asbestos
Vermiculite insulation was a popular selection for many homes in providing effective insulation solutions.  However, many of the homes with this type of insulation have proven to have traces of hazardous asbestos within the product.  With this type of material, fibers are prone to breaking off, spreading, and creating a dangerous environment for those in your home.  For those that suspect they may have vermiculate insulation asbestos, our professional team is here to provide the professional testing that lets you know if your home has the potential to be contaminated.  Once identified, we offer solutions and the expert removal services that help keep your home safe from this dangerous material.

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