What is asbestos?
Asbestos is a flexible mineral with over a 1000 building applications. It is a known fact Australia was the highest user of asbestos per capita worldwide. Approximately one-third of all Australian homes contain asbestos type products.
Different types of ASBESTOS?
There are many different types of asbestos containing hazardous materials found in the average household including, wall and ceiling insulation sheets, ceiling sheets, roof sheets, bathroom floor tiles, pipe insulation, fences and much more.
Risks of removing asbestos?
When removing asbestoin please consult with a professional asbestos expert as it can cause many respiratory and other diseases including lung cancer, mesothelioma, asbestosis, laryngeal, testis& ovarian cancer, pleural plaques, thickening, effusion to name a few.
Does my home have asbestos?
If your home is built prior to 1983, we suggest you get an inspection carried out to confirm if it does contain asbestos.
What is dangerous about asbestos?
If the asbestos sheeting remains in tact and is not broken, generally it is safe. However, if the sheeting is damaged or broken particles of asbestos can be inhaled causing life threatenbing situation. It’s best to call an expert immediately and get the damaged asbestos removed.
What type of licence is required to remove asbestos in NSW?
• Class A Asbestos Removal License – permitted to remove friable asbestos.
• Class B Asbestos Removal License – permitted to remove non-friable asbestos only.
Summerland Asbestos is fully licenced Class B. Lic. No. AD2110493.
What is the cost of an ASBESTOS CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE?
A certified clearance inspection is $440 plus GST.
If you’d like to book a clearance inspection please call Summerland on 0415 848 085 or (02) 6621 70 37.
How much does it cost to remove Asbestos?
At Summerland Asbestos Services we usually quote on a square metre basis, however where the asbestos is attached to other materials including tiles etc which need to be removed as a safety requirement with the asbestos sheeting, additional charges apply based on either the cubic metre and/ or weight of the material to be removed. If you’d like to get a quick quote either call Summerland on 0415 848 085 or (02) 6621 70 37 or send fill in quick quote enquiry form and we’ll get back to you on the same day.