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Asbestos Abatement

Asbestos can be found in many forms inside and outside of your home or building. Asbestos may be contained in paper or rigid insulation on hot water piping or heating ducts and furnaces.

The US EPA has banned many asbestos products. Some other products are still legal, but have not generally been manufactured and sold in the US.

Asbestos can also be found in floor tiles, sheet flooring, ceiling tiles and acoustical (stucco) finishes or as wall and attic insulating materials. Exterior uses for asbestos may include shingles or siding materials and asbestos cement pipes. Asbestos is a potential health hazard if damaged and disturbed through renovation or demolition activities. Potential future liabilities for the property owner are also attached to the presence of asbestos.

Failure to advise your client(s) or contractors working on a project of the presence of hazardous materials in and/or on a property may present you with potential future liabilities. It is your obligation to protect the interests of your client(s), the health and safety of workers, and the natural environment.

RestorePro can arrange for an independent consultant for hazardous materials and other potential environmental concerns on residential, commercial and industrial properties. RestorePro, as a licensed abatement contractor can provide complete remediation services.

Link: http://www.odh.ohio.gov/ODHPrograms/Asbestos/AHAC/419/Sandusky.htm

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