Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
Nielsen Environmental is a speciality contractor that provides asbestos removal Los Angeles CA residents and commercial businesses have relied on for decades. Asbestos removal and abatement must be properly done to be effective and safe. At Nielsen Environmental, we pride ourselves on our commitment to safety and to the highest standards of service.
If you’re looking for a trustworthy company that does asbestos removal in Los Angeles CA, call Nielsen Environmental at 323-951-9722 and we’ll be happy to offer you a free consultation. If you suspect your home or office contains asbestos, don’t delay in contacting us. Your health and the health of those around you may be in jeopardy. One of our asbestos specialists will be happy to answer your questions. Below are answers to some of the most common questions we receive from our customers.
What is asbestos?
Asbestos is a naturally occurring silicate mineral. Because of its insulating and fire resistant properties, it was commonly used in construction. A company that performs For asbestos removal Los Angeles CA companies should be able to provide you a list of potential asbestos hazards. Common ones include:
- Insulation for pipes, spray on, and boiler wraps
- Floor and ceiling tile
- Electrical appliances
- Duct wrap
- Light reflector paper
- Caulks and glazing
- Soft and hard plaster
- Drywall joint compound
- Roofing materials
Is asbestos dangerous?
When asbestos fibers are disrupted and become airborne, they may be inhaled. When they reach the lungs, the asbestos fibers lodge themselves in the tissue. Eventually, asbestos in the lungs can cause extremely serious and often fatal diseases such as:
- Lung cancer
How can I tell if my commercial building or home has asbestos?
Nielsen Environmental is certified to perform asbestos removal Los Angeles CA customers have consistently relied on to make their homes and offices safe. Our skilled technicians may inspect your home or facility for the presence of asbestos. In some cases, the asbestos does not need to be removed. If it is deemed hazardous, our inspector may provide you with a detailed estimate of what it will cost to remove it.
Under what circumstances should asbestos be removed?
Because asbestos is mainly dangerous when the fibers become airborne, if there is little to no chance that this will happen, it’s often left in place. However, in many cases it’s safest to remove it. As a Los Angeles asbestos removal company, one of our specialists from Nielsen Environmental may inspect your building and make a recommendation on what asbestos materials should be removed. Some of the most common circumstances for removal are:
- The asbestos is in poor condition or crumbling
- Prior to renovations
- Prior to total or partial demolition of the facility, room, or home
What does an asbestos abatement contractor do?
Nielsen Environmental can inspect, make recommendations, and perform asbestos removal or abatement. We are state-certified, trained, insured, and bonded to perform these specialized services. We are proud to have many satisfied customers for whom we have provided asbestos removal Los Angeles CA professionals and homeowners trust.
For a free consultation and inspection of your home or facility, contact us at Nielsen Environmental today. Call us at 323-951-9722 to speak to us about asbestos removal Los Angeles CA residents and businesses have relied on for years