Before it was known that asbestos was a toxic substance, it was used in various construction materials because of its heat-resistant characteristics. Asbestos can now be found leftover in buildings. When the materials containing asbestos are handled, the toxic fibers can become airborne. Asbestos in the lungs can cause many long-term health effects making it a dangerous material to work with.
Professional Asbestos Removal
Because of the health risk, it is vital that an experienced and prepared team handles hazardous materials found in buildings. First Environmental has the equipment and knowledge needed in order to safely remove asbestos. Asbestos is a regulated material, so all abatement must be performed in compliance with all federal, state and local rules. Always hire a professional to protect your health and ensure the job is done correctly.
Frequently Asked Questions about Asbestos Abatement
What does asbestos look like?CraigLawson2021-10-14T23:32:36+00:00
Asbestos is utilized in many building components. Insulated pipe wrapping, sink coating, ceiling plaster, wallboard joint compound, structure siding, floor tile, roof shingles, and many more manufactured items.
How to identify lead paint?CraigLawson2021-10-14T23:32:02+00:00
The removal process of hazardous substances under negative air pressure is done by a professional like First Environmental Nationwide. This eliminates dangerous asbestos fibers from being released into the respiratory tract.
How much does asbestos removal cost?C Moore2021-10-14T23:30:02+00:00
There are many variables when removing asbestos. Call First Environmental Nationwide for all your abatement and remediation needs.
Hazardous Materials Abatement
Lead Removal Services
Until 1978, lead was commonly added to paint which can now still be found in buildings. The paint can release toxic lead into the environment over time. It can negatively affect the muscles and nervous systems of those that are exposed. Our specialized team can safely remove lead-based coatings from buildings.
Asbestos Removal Services
Asbestos was commonly used to fire-proof roofs, flooring, and more. Now we know of its toxic qualities and it is no longer used in buildings. However, it can still be found in many posing as a health threat. Our asbestos abatement service can properly remove the substance.
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