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Asbestos testing can be the difference between life and death. Asbestos exposure can cause severe illnesses, including cancer and death. If you have an older home or building, it is crucial that you have an asbestos inspection and test completed by a certified professional. Disaster Cleanup Services has the answers to your asbestos questions. 

What is Asbestos?

Asbestos is a fiber that occurs naturally. It is durable, flexible, and fire-resistant. This made it perfect for construction materials. Asbestos has been used in many different types of materials over the years and could be lurking in your home. Below are some of the materials asbestos could be present:

  • Adhesives
  • Wallpaper
  • Flooring
  • Ceilings
  • Insulation
  • Tile
  • Roofing
  • Wire Coating

Above are the most common items. Asbestos can be found in all areas of your home. Asbestos cannot be seen and is only found through testing.  Asbestos exposure causes respiratory problems, coughing, cancer, and death. If you are unsure if your home or building has asbestos, the only way to know is through testing. Protect yourself and your family. 

Why Should I Have an Asbestos Inspection?

An asbestos inspection and test will give you the knowledge and the peace of mind knowing if you have asbestos or not. If you do have asbestos in your home, it is important to have it removed by a professional. Asbestos fibers are small and can transfer from room to room on clothing and through the air. A certified asbestos removal company has equipment and suits to remove and dispose of asbestos safely. They will ensure all asbestos is removed from the home or building and that it is safe to re-enter. If your home or buildings test comes back with no asbestos found, you know that your home is safe and that you can do remodels without worry.