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Asbestos Testing kit Hamilton.

 Asbestos Testing Hamilton, are well aware of the dangers of asbestos.

Most of us would be surprised to know how much of it there still is, in homes in the Hamilton and trough out area in Scotland.

It has been claimed that as many as 50% of homes may contain asbestos in artex and other materials in some form.

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  • Stud walls and partitions.
  • Thermal and acoustic insulation.
  • Flue pipes & chimneys.
  • Cement roofing, drainpipes.
  • Soffit boards.
  • Ceiling tiles.
  • Decorative coatings such as artex.
  • Thermo plastic floor tiles.
  • Electrical fuse boards & switch gear.
  • Toilet cisterns & water tanks.

Left alone, this is not a problem, but if it is disturbed, it can cause fibres to be released and inhaled.

If inhaled, asbestos fibres can enter the lungs and cause serious diseases, which according to the government, are responsible for around 4000 deaths a year.

The varying materials that contain asbestos range from, roofing sheets and sound proofing to insulation. Toilet cisterns, textured coatings and felts & bitumen, fire & Heat resistance, acoustics and strengthening of base products such as cement roofing sheets and vinyl floor tiles.

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Indeed, literally hundreds of products had asbestos added to them for a variety of useful purposes.

Asbestos was regarded, for many years, as an excellent material for these and other practical reasons.
Although the first reported cases of asbestos related health problems can be found as far back as the 1930’s, it was not until the 1980’s that direct action was taken on its usage.  Firstly by a voluntary ban followed by legislation and eventual total ban in 1999.

 

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Asbestos Testing Hamilton.

 

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Asbestos survey Hamilton, offer UKAS accredited certification. This is carried out by  accredited lab for carrying out Surveys on suspected areas were asbestos may be present.

We have 20 years experience working with asbestos in the home, and we are always able to offer a quick turn around from the asbestos survey.

Hamilton initial inspection to UKAS certification.  Giving you complete peace of mind.

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