Asbestos abatement refers to the careful and safe removal of asbestos contamination from a structure. Asbestos was commonly used in a variety of building materials from the 1930s until the 1970s, when it started being phased out. By 1989 new uses of most asbestos were banned in the United States. Asbestos is a naturally occurring material that has excellent insulating and fire-retardant properties. Unfortunately, it's also very dangerous when inhaled or ingested, at which point it can cause serious and life-long health problems, including an increased risk of cancer and lung disease. Some of the most common uses for asbestos were:
It's important to note that asbestos is only dangerous when inhaled or ingested – as long as the materials are undisturbed, they are largely safe. When it comes to removing any asbestos-containing materials, you'll need to contact a professional abatement company like Total Restoration.
Because asbestos is so dangerous once it's been disturbed, you must call an asbestos abatement professional when removing any asbestos-containing materials is necessary. Never, ever attempt to remove asbestos on your own. Total Restoration is the leading provider of asbestos abatement services in Ventura, Santa Barbara, and Santa Clarita. Our well-trained technicians are highly skilled with the knowledge to complete safe and thorough asbestos abatement in your home or business. We will provide the most appropriate abatement services for your property with the proper training, protective equipment, and certifications. Our services include:
No matter the situation, Total Restoration will provide you with the guidance necessary to make the best decision for your property to keep you, your family, or your business safe from the hazards of asbestos.