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Asbestos Removal

Is Do It Yourself Asbestos Removal Legal?

By | Asbestos Removal

Finding asbestos within the home is a dreaded event for most homeowners, but asbestos removal isn’t as cut-and-dried as it may seem. Asbestos has been linked to asbestosis and mesothelioma, lung diseases caused by breathing in asbestos fibers. Asbestosis irritates and scars the lung tissues, while the more dangerous mesothelioma causes a type of cancer that is often fatal. Hiring an asbestos abatement company is the safest, easiest method of removing asbestos from your house. Abatement companies are equipped with both the experience of working with asbestos and with specialized tools and materials. Yet many homeowners, in an effort to…

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Abestos and your Health in LA

By | Asbestos Removal

Asbestos becomes a potential risk to health if fibres are suspended in air and breathed into the lungs. Breathing asbestos fibres into the lungs can cause a range of diseases, including mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis We are all exposed to low levels of asbestos in the air we breathe every day. Ambient or background air usually contains between 10 and 200 fibres every 1,000 litres (or cubic metre) of air. Whether a person goes on to develop an asbestos-related disease depends on a range of circumstances or exposure factors; for example, the level and duration of exposure, length of…

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