Asbestos Removal Services Melbourne
Our licensed asbestos removal services Melbourne include:
- Asbestos removal
- Asbestos disposal
- Small- medium demolition
- Rubbish removal
- Asbestos inspections
When it comes to asbestos removal, we have removed asbestos from many structures within the home such as:
- Vinyl Floors
- Bathroom & kitchen splashbacks
Our recently featured project consisted of removing an entire ceiling in the garage. To see an example of an asbestos ceiling, see the before and after project photos below. For similiar projects click here.
Asbestos ceilings are common in Australian homes constructed between the 40s to mid 80s.The most common area where asbestos ceilings can be identified are in the garage, laundry or bathroom.
Ceilings, like other home structures such as the roof and walls used asbestos due to its fireproofing abilities. Asbestos ‘popcorn’ ceiling was a popular material choice for builders as it was said to hide imperfections.
There are different types of asbestos ceilings which can be identified including:
- Cement Sheet
- Insulating Board (AIB)
- Asbestos Ceiling Tiles
- Asbestos Popcorn Ceiling
For more information about detecting asbestos in ceilings, click here.
Risk of Having an Asbestos Ceiling
Any percentage of asbestos popcorn ceiling is dangerous.Removing asbestos popcorn ceiling requires many precautions. Popcorn ceiling can not only crumble without difficulty it requires a licensed removalist to safely remove the ceiling. Asbestos materials release toxic dust at the slightest disturbance. Inhaling asbestos dust can lead to serious diseases such as asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma.
If you think you might have asbestos in your ceiling and would like it removed, contact Southstar Asbestos Removals.