Some of our Frequently Asked Questions
Asbestos a mineral mined from the ground. It is highly resistant to heat and chemicals, making it a very good building product. Unfortunately however, its resistance also makes it dangerous when inhaled.
Possibly, but that doesn’t mean it is unsafe. Asbestos used in a wide range of products, some of them more dangerous than others. Other factors to consider are how likely the item is to be damaged or disturbed. If you are concerned, contact us for more information.
Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 states that buildings constructed prior to 2000 should have an asbestos management plan in place. To compile the asbestos management plan, an asbestos survey will be carried out. We can help not only with your initial survey, but also help you to compile your management plan to ensure full compliance.
If you need an urgent appointment, we can usually provide a next day service at no extra cost.
For individual samples, we can provide the results within 24hrs. For surveys, we aim to provide the full report within 3-5 working days, or sooner if required.
Typical materials encountered every day include textured coatings, vinyl floor tiles, corrugated cement sheets, WC cisterns, electrical equipment, boilers, flue pipes, sink pads, wall panels, plus many more. Asbestos used in thousands of products, way too many to list here. Contact us if you have concerns regarding a particular material.
Your solicitor or bank may insist on carrying out an asbestos survey being . We provide some of the lowest quotations in the UK for asbestos surveys of residential properties. Contact us for a quotation.
We highly recommend carrying out an asbestos survey in order to protect your investment from future unknown maintenance and re-sale costs. In addition, many banks are now insisting on an asbestos survey being carried out prior to purchase.