If you believe you have asbestos roofing Malibu CA homeowners can contact Nielsen Environmental. We are a licensed demolition contractor who specializes in selective interior and exterior demolition as well as partial or full building teardowns. Our team has a comprehensive understanding of asbestos contamination and will work accordingly to remove the hazardous product in the safest manner possible. Should you be in Malibu asbestos roofing demolition services are available; call now.
What Is Asbestos?
Asbestos was used throughout the 20th century as a fire proofing material. In the late 1970s it was banned by the EPA and classified as a carcinogen. By this time, asbestos had already been used in thousands of houses and buildings that are still in existence today.
Asbestos Roofing Malibu CA
Between the 1920s and 1980s, asbestos was used in roofing products. It was durable, fire proof, affordable, and acted as a very good form of reinforcement. It was also resistant to corrosion and weathering, which was important in hot and humid areas like Malibu. In fact up to 80 percent of structures in the U.S. , built before 1981, had asbestos containing materials, including roofing. Many of this roofing had life spans ranging from 30 to 60 years or more. This means that it is very likely that when it comes to asbestos roofing, Malibu CA homes and buildings may have it.
Asbestos roofing Malibu CA contractors might have used include roofing shingles, asphalt roll roofing, cement roofing, and felt. It might have also been used in pipes, insulation, drywall, siding, and cement walls.
Roofing Products Containing Asbestos
The following is a short list of roofing products that were used during the 20th century. If you recognize any of these to be in your home you can call Nielson Environmental to discuss your options for removing asbestos roofing Malibu CA.
- Bondex Permaroof
- Fibreboard Pabco Roll Roofing
- GAF Ruberoid Roofing Asphalt
- Johns Manville Barge/Built-Up/Transite Roofing
- Many National Gypsum products
Hazards of Asbestos Roofing Malibu CA Residents Might Face
Asbestos exposure can be very serious, even deadly. The microscopic fibers can travel through the air, and enter into the body and lung tissue. Here they can cause severe irritation, inflammation, scar tissue, and eventually a cancer known as mesothelioma. Many people who have lived or worked around asbestos experience contamination and are at risk.
Remove Asbestos Roofing in Malibu CA
Nielsen Environmental understands the seriousness of asbestos. Using state of the art testing, technology, and protocols, we will help to identify where the asbestos is in your home or building. After, we will begin the process of removing it and disposing the hazardous waste in a legal, safe location. If you need:
- Asbestos cement roof refurbishment;
- Asbestos sheet removal and re-roofing;
- Asbestos roof removal; or
- Asbestos assessment, we can help you.
All you need to do is call Nielsen Environmental to find out how you can eliminate asbestos roofing Malibu CA homes and buildings may have.