Do you have asbestos worries in your home? If you live in a home built before 1986, there’s a strong possibility asbestos was used in some way. This could put your and your family’s health in danger. Although asbestos in your home may not pose a direct hazard, it can become dangerous if it is disturbed during remodelling or demolition work, or if it is destroyed by fire, earthquake, or other natural disasters. That’s why, before starting any restoration work on an older home, you should consult with asbestos removal experts. The first stage in eliminating asbestos is determining its exact location. If your property was built before 1986 or you are having construction work done that discovers asbestos tiles, you should hire a professional to locate any more asbestos removal tiles in your home.

You’re most likely to come across the following sorts of asbestos fibre in a home:

  • The most common type of asbestos is chrysotile (white asbestos). It can still be found in homes and businesses’ roofs, ceilings, walls, and flooring.
  • The most typical methods of amosite (brown asbestos) were in cement sheets and pipe insulation.
  • To insulate steam engines, crocidolite (blue asbestos) was extensively utilized. Spray-on coatings, pipe insulation, polymers, and cement products all utilized it.
  • Limited quantities of anthophyllite asbestos were employed in insulation and construction materials.

Detecting the presence of asbestos in your home

Asbestos was utilized in a wide range of building materials, thus it might appear in a variety of places in the home. Textured ceilings, vinyl and linoleum flooring, fibrous cement roofing, guttering, cappings, flashings, cladding, wall linings, pipes, and insulation are just some of the materials that contain it. If you’re afraid that your property contains asbestos, contact an expert to arrange for complete and impartial asbestos testing. If you’re not sure if there’s asbestos present, leave it alone and call the professionals. They can do a survey of the area, detect asbestos, and advise you on whether the asbestos is a concern and should be removed. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that is a proven carcinogen. It has been utilized in approximately 2,000 goods over the years. Prior to any refurbishment, demolition, or new construction work, it is critical to examine the presence of asbestos-containing materials in your property. 

How much does it cost to get rid of various forms of asbestos fibres?

There are a few things to think about when estimating asbestos removal costs. To begin, you must understand that not all contractors are competent or certified to perform this type of work. Because the health and safety rules for residential and commercial structures differ, the costs for homeowners and other property owners also differ. This should assist any property owner in determining the asbestos removal cost.

Why do you trust JP Franklin Roofing for safe Residential Asbestos Removal?

JP Franklin Roofing specializes in asbestos removal from New Zealand properties. We’ll get rid of it quickly and affordably because we have years of experience in this field. Our dedicated staff has a proven track record of completing thousands of projects on time and in compliance with all regulatory requirements for more than two decades. We have tried and true methods for removing asbestos quickly and affordably.  For more information, to book an asbestos surveyor to request a free quote, give our team a call on 0800 456888 or email us at We have certified and experienced professionals to remove asbestos from your residential and commercial buildings.

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