Is DIY Asbestos Abatement Safe?
Just the thought of asbestos potentially lurking inside a home is enough to make anyone feel uncomfortable, and if found… Well, it can send even the calmest of people into panic. So we can understand where you’re coming from. That sense of urgency, those concerns, are all well found.
Asbestos Abatement – Do You Really Need It?
Many residential homes, here, in the state of Pennsylvania that exist today, were built before the 1970s. Needless to say, most of these properties have asbestos containing material installed somewhere inside them, as the mineral was widely used in construction at that time. Knowing this, obviously creates a feeling of uneasiness in the mind of […]
Silent Killer: Symptoms of Asbestosis
Although asbestosis is not as severe as other diseases that are related to asbestos exposure, such as mesothelioma or lung cancer, it claims around 1,000 lives in USA every year. This shows how seriously any signs of asbestosis should be taken. Before we look into the symptoms of asbestosis, let’s look what asbestosis really is. Asbestosis […]
What Are The Risk Factors For Developing Asbestos-Related Diseases
Asbestos was once the staple manufacturing material because of its amazing fire, heat and water-resistant properties and extreme durability. However, in the 1900s when the several medical cases came forward, with diseases relating to asbestos exposure, ban on its use was put into effect. However, it is still not completely banned. Occupational Exposure Occupational exposure is […]
3 Ways To Protect Your Family From Asbestos Exposure
Threat of asbestos exposure should be taken very seriously. Exposure to asbestos can lead to deadly diseases like lung cancer, mesothelioma and asbestosis. Asbestos takes around 15,000 lives in America every year, and it’s your responsibility to ensure that your family is safe. If asbestos microscopic fibers are inhaled by any of your family member, they […]
Dealing with Asbestos—Guide to Hiring Asbestos Abatement Contractors
If asbestos has been found in your home, it should be a great cause of concern for you. Exposure to asbestos could lead to several deadly diseases, such mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis. For the safety of your family, you should look to get it removed or at least contained.