The days when asbestos was part of the materials used in construction are long gone. The material was found to be harmful, thus deemed dangerous for use in buildings. However, not many people are 100% sure what asbestos is and why it should not be in their property.
Asbestos was a material used in the construction of building back in the day (before the 1980s). Therefore, if your house is old and probably was built in those yester-years, then asbestos might be somewhere in your property. It may be hidden in the ceiling, wrapped around pipes and lines as insulators, or installed under the floors; it needs to be removed. You should leave such a job to the professionals that know how to remove and handle this harmful material safely.
The discovery of asbestos can bring any construction or demolition to a halt so that it can be removed before any other thing is done. Therefore, if you want to renovate your old property and need some asbestos removed, this will require you to factor such work into your budget. But how much would asbestos removal cost?
How much the asbestos removal will set you back financially depends on several different things. The removal team will take into account factors such as the size of your property, the areas where there is the asbestos. Keep in mind that the different asbestos removal specialists charge different rates for their services. But even then, the smaller jobs may cost about $2000. However, the prices can go up to even more than $10,000 if you have a large home that has asbestos in the flooring, roofing, insulation, and walls. When you are talking about commercial asbestos removal that we focus on, the costs can be astronomical because you are dealing with more square footage as well as many other factors.
In as much as the removal of asbestos may not be cheap, it is worth every penny more so if you consider the health and safety of your family. Always hire a company with experienced professional to do the asbestos testing or removal when remodeling or demolishing your commercial property. Contact DIG IT for all your needs and we would be happy to help.