Starting a renovation project? Make sure to test for asbestos. Any project that involves moving building materials, should be properly hedged with asbestos testing. Our teams test absetos levels according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment(CDPHE) standards.
Asbestos is a fire resistant group of naturally occuring silicate minerals, widely used in buildings since the early 1900’s. As a fireproofing material, it was applied to structural beams and columns and roofing. Because of its strength and cheap cost to produce, asbestos was eventually added to concrete, asphalt, vinyl materials in roof shingles, pipes, siding, wall board, floor tiles, joint compounds and adhesives.
At time the health risks were unknown but it is well known today that asbestos exposure from breathing or ingesting the fibers can cause serious, often fatal diseases including Asbestosis and Mesothelioma.
Servicing Denver and surrounding counties 24/7, we can perform of variety of different absetos tests:
Buildings constructed before 1990 are most likely to have asbestos but many materials used today still contain exposure risks such as:
There are several punitive laws that hold industry service providers responsible for asbestos health hazards in the workplace. Construction, demolition, and renovation contractors, are rigorously regulated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OHSA), an agency within the United States Department of Labor.
The OHSA maintains 3 standards to protect workers from dangerous conditions:
Call us today to test your commercial building or residence for hazardous levels of asbestos (720) 628-9795.
We are available anytime to Denver residents and can be onsite within 1-2 hours.
We have a 5 star rating on home advisor and our quality of work reflects that.
We strictly adhere to CDPHE standards for asbestos safety and we are IICRC certified.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been regulating these six types of asbestos since 1986, and more than 50 countries have banned them completely.
At Elements of Restoration we can provide reference to the most credible Asbestos Abatement providers.
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