Asbestos Removal – DIY or Hire Professionals?

asbestos removal AdelaideAsbestos was a great invention in the building and construction industry but not until the early 1980s. Initially, the use of asbestos in almost any building and construction project was due to its unique features like fire resistance. Asbestos was everywhere – in floors, wall, ceiling etc. However, later it was discovered to be the source of deadly diseases like asbestosis, lung cancer and other breathing complications. A considerable number of reported deaths caused the government to ban the use of asbestos. Therefore, buildings and other construction work done after the ban has no risk of asbestos. If your home was erected before the ban or if you are suspecting the presence of asbestos, it is wise to have asbestos testing and asbestos removal Adelaide.

The authorities determined that after asbestos testing and discovery, there are two possible solutions to treat the presence of asbestos: it can be left alone as long as it is undisturbed or removed if the asbestos is fibrous. The fibrous asbestos is what causes the health risks, and conditions as the particles are breathable, and once they get into the respiratory system, then you might end up suffering from asbestos-related diseases. If confirmed that there is the presence of fibrous asbestos, then removal should be done immediately.

When it comes to asbestos removal, you can do it on your own or hire professional asbestos removal services. There are many tutorials online, and asbestos removal kits that will help you do a safe removal. However, when using the asbestos removal kits, you need to be very careful to ensure that you are not exposing your family or yourself to asbestos in the course of the removal process. Also, make sure that you use proper gear, and you know how to dispose of the ACM after the removal.

Removing asbestos on your own is not easy, and the probability of asbestos exposure is high especially if you are doing it the first time. Therefore, to be on the safe side, you better hire professional asbestos removal Adelaide services. Many companies have trained workers and are experienced to deal with asbestos testing and removal. By dealing with them, you can rest assured that your family is safe from asbestos exposure. What’s more is that most asbestos removal companies offer affordable services and so you have no reason to risk your health doing a DIY removal. Besides, no money can buy your health, and that is why you need to hire an asbestos removal company regardless of the cost.