You will need an asbestos survey in Wolverhampton if you are planning on giving your building a facelift. This is particularly true if your building was constructed prior to the 1980s. Asbestos was used as an additive to building materials as it has a wide range of qualities that enhance the quality and strength of these materials. It is known for its durability, strength and the fact that it is flame retardant and an electrical insulator. Asbestos has been used in many applications in both domestic and commercial industries. In the automotive industry, it is commonly found in brake shoes, valve packing material and clutch facings. The building industry, in particular, added asbestos to many aspects, including pipe insulation, asphalt floor tile, vinyl sheet flooring, acoustical and decorative plaster, cement products, heating and electrical ducts, textured paints, roofing shingles and felt, vinyl wall coverings, and all different types of sealants.
For property owners in Wolverhampton, an asbestos survey is essential before the start of any construction work to the building. While the use of asbestos and any asbestos-containing materials has been banned, there are a huge number of buildings that still contain asbestos. It was found that exposure to the airborne fibres of asbestos, when inhaled, caused disease and cancer. Mesothelioma and asbestosis are but 2 of the deadly effects of exposure to asbestos. Asbestos is not easily identifiable, and it is vital to use the services of trained professionals for an asbestos survey. An asbestos survey will locate the presence and the condition of any asbestos-containing materials. Our expert team has many years of experience and are highly trained in all aspects of identifying and locating asbestos. We will advise you on the best course of action to properly manage any asbestos in your building.
An asbestos survey in Wolverhampton is essential for remaining legally compliant. For more information about how we can assist you with a comprehensive asbestos survey, contact ACS. We will determine which type of asbestos survey is most suitable for your property. Should it be necessary for the removal of any asbestos-containing materials, we can refer you to organisations who deal in the correct and safe removal of asbestos material.