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    RGR ABATEMENTS in Calgary, AB specializes in low cost asbestos removal and asbestos testing, vermiculite insulation, mold abatement, full restoration of flood damaged properties

  • INSURED, LICENSED, BONDED & CERTIFIED

    RGR ABATEMENTS in Calgary, AB specializes in low cost asbestos removal and asbestos testing, vermiculite insulation, mold abatement, full restoration of flood damaged properties

  • INSURED, LICENSED, BONDED & CERTIFIED

    RGR ABATEMENTS in Calgary, AB specializes in low cost asbestos removal and asbestos testing, vermiculite insulation, mold abatement, full restoration of flood damaged properties

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Low Cost Asbestos Removal  Company in  Calgary

We are your Calgary asbestos removal team, We can provide  Calgaryasbestos inspections, Asbestos testing services, asbestos abatement services for any project. full restoration of flood damaged properties, hoarding type projects, and new home and renovation construction. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for asbestos abatement today at 403-681-3697 if you have any questions about Asbestos Testing, disposal of asbestos ,removal services in calgary , Asbestos Removal, Demolition or any of the other services we offer!

Asbestos Removal Process

Our methods are fully insured (5 million with contractors pollution liability), government of Alberta bonded, home warranty protected, and BBB approved! With Asbestos fibres material used in building industry products from the 1930’s to the late 1980’s often as a fire retardant. It is often found in drywall compound, lath/plaster walls, duct wrap insulation, floor tiles, attic insulation, linoleum flooring, ceiling stipple, exterior stucco and various other products. Asbestos should never be disturbed or removed without the proper knowledge, PPE and training. Airborne asbestos fibres  can get air borne, becoming extremely hazardous to the human lung, causing risk cancer and in many cases even death , especially individuals in your family . Asbestos air samples and Testing, sampling should be done

The abatement is carried out with the goal of safely handling the material in order to perform repairs or removal using proper equipment. It requires releasing the asbestos fibres  and using specialized vacuums to suck them in. This is after the proper seals and precautions are taken so that the released asbestos fibres  don’t go on to contaminate any other area or get inhaled by anyone at the site. What The Process Looks Like Though there aren’t that many steps, what matters more are the precautions involved. It will also require a decent amount of time so don’t expect quick results. See the alberta asbestos abatement manual

  • The property is inspected and air quality samples are taken using proper equipment
  • Samples are studied to determine the extent of the issue and presence of airborne particles
  •  processes Establishing and demarcating the relevant area and requirements
  • Sealing off any openings to prevent Asbestos fibres from escaping the work area
  • Combine the use of wet wipes and HEPA filters to prevent airborne asbestos fibres
  • Collect the waste materials while wet and seal them in specialized air-tight containers
  • Perform extra cleanup with your HEPA vacuum in accordance with standards
  • ensuring air monitoring is done and workers adhere to PPE  to avoid health problems

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Understanding Asbestos Construction Materials

What You Need To Know calgary Asbestos was once a common fixture of construction building materials. Prior to the 1980’s, it was incorporated into a lot of different structures, chief among them homes and schools. Since then, we don’t see it as much though it’s not outright banned either. This reduction is the direct result of increased awareness of the dangers of asbestos. As a result, asbestos abatement has become a fairly regular procedures among those who can afford it. Abatement in this sense is essentially the removal or repair of material that contains Calgary asbestos. It’s often required by large buildings scheduled for demolition. This is because it can’t be allowed to release the fibers into the air once it’s torn down or once it is touch. You can also have asbestos abatement done in a residential capacity. Defining Costs Overall, it can be fairly expensive to begin the process. The reason being, you need to pay for almost every step in the process. As a residential client you would need to account for costs.

 

 

 

 

 

Some familiar places asbestos fiber could be found and contain materials:

  • Roofing materials
  • Popcorn ceilings
  • Floor tiles can contain hazardous materials
  • drywall joint compound
  • Thermal insulation
  • Drywall and plaster
  • building materials
  • older homes renovations dust
  • environment ceiling tiles
  • during excavation services
  • old insulated pipes

Types of  materials contains asbestos

As mentioned above, asbestos containing building materials one of six different minerals. Those hazardous materials asbestos containing minerals are:

 

  • Chrysotile
  • Amosite
  • Actinolite
  • Tremolite
  • Crocidolite
  • Anthophyllite

 

These asbestos containing materials six minerals are separated into two groups for practical purposes. Serpentine asbestos is sheets or layered materials. Only the chrysotile fiber belong to this group, but this type of asbestos containing is most common in the United States with building materials construction projects. Serpentine type asbestos can be found in plaster, drywall, rubber gaskets, fireproof clothing and material, countertops, piping, and caulk.

 

How do I know if there is asbestos in the home I am renovating?

It is important to only collect a sample from the building material if you are a professional asbestos removal technician. The reason for this is because the material needs to be tested in a laboratory for asbestos. If you are not a professional, you will most likely not know how to test it properly and could potentially put yourself in danger.

What precautions materials suspected to contain asbestos?

asbestos removal should be left to professionals for asbestos abatement , and we offer efficient and timely service to remove contamination from your home or business. Asbestos abatement can cause Disrupting existing pockets  could release more fibers into the air and cause more significant risks of exposure.

Can I remove asbestos myself?

No, it is not safe for you to remove asbestos yourself.
Asbestos is very dangerous and should be handled by a trained professional. In order to be in compliance with the Alberta government’s health, safety, and environmental regulations, we must first obtain a NOP letter. If you are planning a DIY project, do not remove asbestos without contacting a professional first.

How much does asbestos removal cost in Calgary?

Asbestos abatement costs vary depending of course on the size of the job but also on the complexity. RGR Abatements from day one was dedicated to providing the lowest possible costs. We wanted to be able to help home owners stuck in bad situation , while still providing top quality , safe asbestos removal. Call us for a quote and we will come out and give you a detailed cost on the asbestos removal process.

How long does it take to remove the asbestos?

Removing asbestos can take anywhere from a day to 10 days depending on the location and amount of product to be removed. It is difficult to predict the timeline for the asbestos remediation process. Removing ACM from a residential home, for example, can sometimes take as little as two days or as long as ten days. In the majority of cases, however, the process takes about four days.

RGR Abatements also does asbestos consulting give us a call to discuss your needs 

 

 

 

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