As you probably already know, asbestos is a widely used mineral. It is used in many common items, especially household ones, which are very likely to be around you right now. One such item could the floor tiles you are walking on in you’re kitchen, or those that have bee set on top of your house as roofing, they could both contain asbestos.
Asbestos is used in floor tiles because it provides a higher durability, compared to normal floor tiles. This was true several years ago, these days, floor are much durable and do not contain asbestos. Here are some types of flooring that might contain asbestos:
Older homes in California could still contain flooring made with asbestos composites. The asbestos law in this state requires you to remove these resilient flooring that contain friable asbestos and replace them with new flooring, asbestos free.
You can hire an asbestos contractor that will be able to provide with asbestos removal services, in a cheap and efficient way. Disposal of asbestos tiles removed and waste resulted from the job will be the contractors’ responsibility. Identification and testing should be performed before deciding on what to remove and replace.
Removing asbestos tiles is a simple job, but it can be dangerous, so we recommend that you leave this to the expertise of a certified asbestos removal company that knows how to remove asbestos tiles, even from the roof of your house.
Make sure that when purchasing a new house in the state of California, the building has been tested and approved asbestos free. This is a requirement stated in the law, and if the building you just bought turns out to contain any type of asbestos, it has to be removed. Disclosure could be on your side, and the former owner could be the one that pays the removal bill. This will save future problems, and prevent you and your family from receiving a deadly dosage of asbestos fibers.
Do you need further details about asbestos tiles and flooring? Have you recently purchased a house that contains such asbestos materials in the state of California? Please feel free to contact California mesothelioma organization and we will provide with useful advice and information that should help you solve your problems. This is completely free.
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