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Why You Should Leave Asbestos Removal to the Experts

When it comes to projects around your home, there are many that the average person can accomplish on their own. When it comes to removing asbestos, though, you should reconsider whether it is a DIY project. Whether you have asbestos in a shed, fence, outbuilding or inside your home, removing asbestos from your Perth property is a very sensitive and risky job, and hiring a professional is the right thing to do.

 

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What is Asbestos?

Asbestos is a fibrous silicate mineral, with fibers up to 18,000 times smaller than the human hair. When handled, asbestos fibers can be released into the air and inhaled. These threads aggravate lung tissues and can cause severe diseases, such mesothelioma or asbestosis. To safely remove all traces of asbestos from your home, and to ensure the health and well being of your family, asbestos should only be removed by professionals. Professionals will know how to properly handle and remove asbestos. They are technically trained and have the proper equipment to handle asbestos toxins. Professionals also know how to dispose of the material properly.

Asbestos in Your Air

Asbestos removal is particularly tricky for homeowners and other non-professionals because of how asbestos behaves compared to other building materials. Once asbestos is disturbed or touched, the minuscule fibers easily move about within the air flowing through your home, which means they are now free to be inhaled by anyone in your house. You must use extreme caution and care when handling asbestos so that these fibers do not end up in the ventilation system of your home.

Asbestos Containment

Properly containing the asbestos throughout the removal process is the most critical thing professionals can do for you as a homeowner. Because of asbestos delicate fibers, it can be dispersed easily. Professionals will ensure that no asbestos remains in your home or inside your ventilation system. They will use the proper precautions to ensure no asbestos is dispersed to other parts of your home or are released into the air outside your home, which can affect those who live nearby. Our professionals contain all of the material so that it cannot harm you, your family, or your neighbors.

Asbestos Disposal

If asbestos ends up at the city dump, it could end up in the local water supply. It is therefore critical that asbestos is disposed of properly. Asbestos removal professionals will ensure that all material is disposed of carefully, protecting you as well as your community from the dangers of this material.

Asbestos removal is not something you should take lightly. If identified within your home, it is imperative to have asbestos removed as quickly as possible by professionals who know how to work with this material. Call Skilled Fencing for asbestos removal in Western Australia today. When searching for the right asbestos removal professional, turn to the team at Skilled Fencing. Our trained and licensed professionals specialize in the removal of asbestos and are ready to help you. Give us a call today!