Asbestos could be in the walls, the floor, the ceiling or pipe lagging in your home or business premises. If you are planning renovations or upgrades to your property, and your property was built before the 1990’s, you will likely need asbestos testing and removal. You must use licenced asbestos removal companies in Christchurch to ensure safety throughout the process, and to ensure a clearance certification at the end of the process
Worried about asbestos in Christchurch property? It’s a legitimate concern, especially if your building is an older construction. Our team is licenced to carry out asbestos testing in Christchurch, whether it’s a stippled ceiling or roofing material. Once the material is identified positively as asbestos, we have the training and equipment to make your property safe once more. Our expert team has experience and a licence for both A and B asbestos type removal.
Once you contact us, we can schedule an inspection of your property. Samples are collected under controlled conditions to prevent disturbing the material. Once a licenced lab confirms that the material is asbestos (this could take up to three days), our team will survey the site to assess the amount of asbestos present and the safest way to remove it. We remove it in line with all health and safety best practices, including invisible particles in the air. This process timeline varies depending on the size and scope of the removal.
Asbestos has been linked to several life-altering diseases such as asbestosis, mesothelioma and lung cancer. Asbestos is most dangerous when it is disintegrating and releases particles into the atmosphere which occupants of the property can breathe in. Raw asbestos was banned from import and export in New Zealand in 1984. If you suspect that your residential or commercial property contain asbestos, it is highly recommended that you call asbestos specialists in for an inspection.