Asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) were commonly used in buildings before the 1990s. Asbestos had several properties that made it popular, such as its heat resistance and strength. However, prolonged exposure to asbestos can cause serious health problems, including lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis. As a result, removing asbestos from our homes and workplaces has become a priority.
Affordable Asbestos Removal Hampshire is a professional asbestos removal company serving Hampshire and the South East of England. We offer affordable, reliable, and efficient services for the safe removal of asbestos materials from homes and businesses.
In this landing page, we will discuss the cost of asbestos removal and why it is necessary to remove it.
Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was widely used for many years in construction before the harmful health effects were discovered. Asbestos fibers are long, thin, and can be inhaled easily into the lungs. Asbestos can cause serious health problems if inhaled, including lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis.
Asbestos was banned in the UK in 1999, but many older buildings still contain asbestos. Asbestos is usually found in insulation, ceiling tiles, roofing, and flooring materials.
Asbestos removal is necessary because of the serious health risk associated with exposure to the material. Inhaling asbestos fibers can lead to lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis. These diseases have a long latency period, which means that symptoms may not appear for many years after exposure.
Asbestos is also a hazard during renovation or demolition work when fibers can be released into the air. In addition, it can be a problem when asbestos-containing materials are disturbed, such as during home improvement projects.
The cost of asbestos removal can vary depending on the size and complexity of the job. Asbestos removal is highly regulated, and there are strict guidelines that must be followed to ensure a safe and effective removal.
The cost of asbestos removal is influenced by several factors such as the location of the asbestos-containing material, the amount of material, the type of material, and the accessibility. At Affordable Asbestos Removal Hampshire, we provide a free quote to all prospective customers.
Asbestos-containing materials can be classified into different categories based on their fiber content. Asbestos is classified into six categories in the UK, with the six categories assigned to the highest health risk.
The cost of removing asbestos-containing materials will vary depending on the type of asbestos present. The higher the risk to health, the more expensive it is to remove the asbestos. For example, removing friable asbestos (asbestos material that is easily crumbled) is more expensive than removing non-friable asbestos.
The amount of asbestos-containing material which needs to be removed also influences the cost of asbestos removal. The larger the area that needs to be cleared, the more expensive it will be to remove it.
The amount of asbestos-containing material may not be visible to the naked eye, so it is essential to get a professional inspection to determine the amount of asbestos present accurately.
The ease or difficulty of access to the asbestos-containing material is another factor affecting the cost of asbestos removal. If the asbestos-containing material is located in an area that is easy to reach, the cost will be lower. In contrast, the more difficult the access, the more expensive it will be.
The level of containment required is another factor affecting the cost of asbestos removal. The level of containment required depends on the type of asbestos-containing material, and the level of risk to health.
High-risk asbestos-containing materials require a higher level of containment than low-risk asbestos-containing materials. The higher the level of containment required, the more expensive the asbestos removal will be.
Affordable Asbestos Removal Hampshire is a professional asbestos removal company serving Hampshire and the South East of England. We are licensed, insured and have over 20 years of experience in the industry.
Our team is fully trained and certified to handle all aspects of asbestos removal, from inspections to disposal. We provide a free, no-obligation quote for all our services, so you know the exact cost of asbestos removal before any work begins.
At Affordable Asbestos Removal Hampshire, we pride ourselves on offering affordable, reliable and efficient asbestos removal services. We understand the importance of safety and follow all regulations and guidelines to ensure a safe and effective asbestos removal.
If you are concerned about asbestos in your home or business, contact Affordable Asbestos Removal Hampshire by phone on 01962 458066 or email us at [email protected].
We offer fast, efficient, and reliable asbestos removal services at an affordable price. Contact us today to schedule a free, no-obligation quote. Our website at affordable-asbestos-removal-hampshire.co.uk contains additional information about our services and pricing.