Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about asbestos transfer services. You can find some answers to the more common questions below:

Frequently Asked Questions

According to the Government Health and Safety Executive (HSE), asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous material that was a very popular building material in the 1950s, notably for insulation materials. Commonly grouped into two mineral types, serpentine and amphibole, asbestos can cause a variety of life threatening diseases such as lung cancer and Mesothelioma.
To properly deal with asbestos, the best thing to do is to call in a team of asbestos professionals to identify its location, what type of asbestos you have and how severe the contamination of materials may be.
Yes we are. Here at Asbestos Transfer Station, we are a fully licensed company by the Environment Agency to carry out the safe disposal of asbestos. We also adhere to the 2005 Hazardous Waste Regulations Act to ensure we are in no way harmful to the surrounding environment in which we operate.
Here at Asbestos Transfer Services we operate our own asbestos transfer station in Chadwell- St- Mary, Essex. We use this transfer station in accordance with the Environment Agency to safely store of asbestos contaminated materials.
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Asbestos is commonly found in older buildings, especially in places where it was used for insulation, such as ceilings and walls, around furnaces, piping and in flooring materials like vinyl tile, linoleum, and ceiling tiles. It can also be found in automotive parts, such as brake linings, and in some factories.

If the roof was installed prior to the mid-1980s, it is likely to contain asbestos. The only way to be sure is to have a professional test taken. Asbestos testing is available through most home inspection services.

Yes, if you are purchasing a house that was constructed before the year 1999, it is recommended that you get an asbestos survey done before buying. An asbestos survey can reveal whether asbestos is present in the house, ensuring that no health risks are posed by its presence. However, if the building was constructed after the year 1999, an asbestos survey may not be necessary since there are stringent regulations on the use of asbestos in modern building materials.

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