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Long Island Asbestos Abatement Service

All asbestos abatement should be handled by certified, trained professionals with extensive knowledge on how to safely remove and remediate asbestos. Asbestos can be extremely dangerous, and most commonly when removing asbestos is when it poses the largest health risk. You should never remove materials that contain asbestos on your own, if you have asbestos on your property call Long Island Asbestos Removal.

Asbestos used to be widely used basically everywhere, this was before we discovered the dangerous and severe health implications caused by this harmful mineral. The presence of asbestos in a commercial or residential structure is not only a potential health risk but can also be detrimental to the properties value. Asbestos elements are extremely tiny and are commonly breathed in, causing a wide array of cancers, respiratory issues, and other diseases.

Asbestos is found in a wide array of building materials and insulations and comes in different shapes, colors and sizes. Long Island Asbestos Removal offers asbestos abatement and removal services to both commercial and residential properties such as homes, warehouses, industrial facilities, power plants, schools, and stores. Our teams of certified asbestos removal specialists follow strict protocols when removing asbestos.

We follow all EPA guidelines and are heavily insured. We are open 24/7/365 for emergency asbestos removal services, call us.

Asbestos Abatement, Removal, Mitigation, Remediation. Whats the difference?

The official term used for eradicating asbestos from a commercial or residential property is Asbestos Abatement. Asbestos abatement is the process of removing the problematic asbestos from the structure. Sometimes asbestos is located in a location where it is not problematic nor is it possible to get to. The terms Asbestos abatement, Asbestos Removal, Asbestos Mitigation, and Asbestos Remediation are often used interchangeably. Although there are many different names for the process of removing all problematic, harmful asbestos from a property the end goal is the same; Remove all potentially harmful or problematic asbestos from a residential or commercial property.

If you would like a more in-depth explanation of this terminology please call our offices at  (631) 250-4646 and speak to a certified asbestos project manager.

Residential Asbestos Abatement/Removal

Asbestos is a quite versatile material and was widely used in the building of both commercial and residential properties. Asbestos Removal Long Island removes residential homeasbestos in both commercial and residential properties on Long Island, NY. The primary differences between the removal of asbestos in a commercial property and residential property are the procedures and precautions taken during the process. Commercial properties typically have asbestos widely spread through the structure.

There are many common locations for asbestos in a residential property, some common places of a residential property where asbestos needs abatement are as follows:

  • Insulation Materials
    • Pipes
    • Furnaces
    • Attics
  • Cement Shingles
  • Soundproof Surfaces
  • Plaster
  • Electrical Wiring
  • Ceiling and Floor Tiles

The removal of asbestos can be an extremely dangerous process. If you have asbestos at your residential residence call Asbestos Removal Long Island now for residential asbestos removal services.

Commercial Asbestos Abatement

Due to the versatility of asbestos, it is commonly found in older commercial properties such as schools, warehouses, and office buildings. Approaching a commercial asbestos removal job requires planning and a higher skill set than residential asbestos removal due to the widespread nature and risk factors commonly associated with asbestos found in commercial properties.

Long Island Asbestos Removal has over 10 years of commercial asbestos abatement experiences, all of our technicians are highly trained and utilize the most up-to-date asbestos abatement equipment and procedures. Our team’s high skill level enables us to fully abate asbestos from commercial properties with minimal downtime to the structures inhabitance. We are extremely thorough and take extra safety precautions to ensure the complete abatement of asbestos in a safe manner.

Call Long Island Asbestos Removal now to speak to a certified asbestos abatement project manager.

Different Types Of Asbestos Abatement

Most people are not aware of the different types of asbestos, there are six different type of fiber-based asbestos commonly found today in both residential and commercial properties. Although not all types of asbestos are considered hazardous, all six fiber based asbestos fibers are too small to be seen by the human eye. These asbestos fibers are small enough to be inhaled and trapped in your lungs.

Chrysotile Asbestos

Chrysotile asbestos is one of the most commonly used asbestos fibers, commonly used in cement buildings and textiles. Chrysotile asbestos accounts for approximately 95% of all asbestos fibers in the U.S. These fibers are white with a flexible or curly appearance. Despite the use of Chrysotile asbestos declining drastically, it is still the most commonly found asbestos.

Tremolite Asbestos

Tremolite asbestos is often a dark green or milky white color with sharp fibers that are easy to digest and inhale. Tremolite asbestos is the most dangerous asbestos type. Tremolite is no longer used or mined but is responsible for a significant amount of asbestos-related illnesses.

Amosite Asbestos

Amosite asbestos fibers are also sharp like Tremolite, this type of asbestos is easily trapped within your lungs and other parts of your body after inhalation causing a wide array of bodily harms. Amosite asbestos is the second most commonly found asbestos.

Anthophyllite Asbestos

Anthophyllite asbestos is one of the rarest types of asbestos. Anthophyllite does not have a long history of commercial use and is extremely uncommon in the United States.

Actinolite Asbestos

Actinolite asbestos typically was not intended to be included in commercial products, often trace amounts of actinolite is found mixed in with other types of asbestos due to these minerals inadvertently being extracted in the mines. Actinolite is not common.

Crocidolite Asbestos

Crocidolite asbestos is likely responsible for more deaths than any other type of asbestos because the fibers are extremely thin. These extremely thin fibers cause the fibers to more easily to get caught in your lung tissue. This type of asbestos is not commonly found in the United States.

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