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Asbestos Removal, Delaware County PA

Many older industrial buildings are covered with card dated asbestos transite sheeting like the building in the picture above. When these buildings are demolished there is literally tons of material containing asbestos that needs to be disposed of. An experienced and certified asbestos removal contractor is needed to handle a job of this size.

NBC Environmental is certified to remove asbestos in Pennsylvania for all types of facilities including large industrial buildings. Office buildings and schools, as well as private homes, are other places often in need of asbestos removal.

NBC Environmental Asbestos Services Defined

In the past, asbestos was added to a variety of products to strengthen them and to provide heat insulation and fire resistance. Prolonged exposure to asbestos can lead to mesothelioma and lung cancer. Small amounts of exposure are usually not dangerous, but removing asbestos when possible is still important. Risks increase when asbestos materials are sawed, sanded, or otherwise disturbed and fibers are released in the air. For this reason it is important to contact an asbestos removal specialist like NBC Environmental when you are demolishing a part of your home or business that may contain asbestos. We offer abestos removal services in all of southeastern PA including West Chester, Springfield, and Media, PA. Materials that contain asbestos that are in good condition do not usually need to be replaced. Materials in your home or business that commonly contain asbestos are listed with the services below.

NBC Environmental is a Certified Asbestos Contractor in Pennsylvania

Asbestos Removal Services

  • Asbestos Testing: If you suspect that a material may contain asbestos, it is important to call a qualified professional like NBC Environmental for asbestos testing.

  • Asbestos Abatement: Asbestos abatement is defined as the removal and disposal of materials containing asbestos. Asbestos removal is dangerous if you don't use the right methods and the right equipment. NBC Environmental is certified by the State of Pennsylvania to remove asbestos.

  • Asbestos Floor Tile Removal: The back of some floor tiles and the adhesive used to install the floor tile can contain asbestos. Any sanding, scraping or braking during removal can release the dangerous fibers. NBC Environmental can isolate the area and use special equipment to remove floor tile safely.

  • Asbestos Siding Removal: Asbestos cement was often used for siding installed before 1980. If you are demolishing a building or part of a building with old siding, it is a good idea to have it tested for asbestos and removed by a professional if needed.

  • Asbestos Ceiling and Wall Removal: Soundproofing or decorative paint, as well as patching and joint compound used on walls and ceilings, sometimes contains asbestos. Water damage can often cause hazardous fibers to be released into the air.

  • Asbestos Insulation Removal: Materials containing asbestos were often used for insualtion in houses built between 1930 and 1950. Also, steam pipes, boilers, and air ducts were sometimes insulated with an asbestos or asbestos tape. These materials may become dangerous if damaged, repaired, or removed improperly.

  • Asbestos Shingles Removal: Shingles often contain asbestos cement. These are less dangerous because they are not in contact with the air inside of your home or business but if they need to be removed, it is important to contact a certified asbestos contractor.