Asbestos is a natural fiber that was used widely in building materials for many years due it its great insulating properties. It is known to cause many health issues and has proven to be as hazardous as mold. Asbestos can be found in any building materials prior to 1990; from floor tiles to drywall compound, to roof shingles, ceiling tiles and more. The most common way for asbestos to enter the body is through breathing.
Once the asbestos material is disturbed or damaged, the fibers release in the air, becoming a hazard to everyone around it. Proper testing should be done to building materials prior to removal to ensure proper precautions and safety measures are put in place in order to allow for proper removal and disposal.
IBX services have trained and qualified staff who specialize in asbestos abatement and ensure safe procedures are followed to remove the hazard properly and effectively.