Buying a home is an exciting time in your life. It can also be stressful. At Environmental Affairs, LLC, we want to make the home-buying process a little easier on you. If you’ve got your eye on a charming but older house, you’ll need to complete a professional asbestos inspection before you purchase or do any demolition. For the best customer service and most thorough asbestos testing in Waterford, Grand Blanc, Detroit, Oakland County, and Southeast Michigan, make an appointment with us today! We’ll do a full asbestos survey, including asbestos testing, and give you a comprehensive report of our findings.
Testing for Asbestos Before Demolition
Asbestos is extremely harmful to the health of anyone who breathes in the fibers. It can cause cancer, respiratory and skin problems, and even mesothelioma. This is why pre-demolition asbestos testing is legally required by Michigan state law.
Before you start swinging your sledgehammer or ripping up old floorboards, call Environmental Affairs, LLC. You’ll need a professional examination for asbestos in shingles, asbestos in popcorn ceilings, and asbestos behind your walls before you start any demolition project.
Why? Because it’s the law: Prior to the demolition or renovation of a structure in the State of Michigan an asbestos survey must be performed in accordance with P.A. 135 of 1986, as amended, Section 220 (1-4) or (8). You must test for asbestos before potentially releasing it into the air and causing harm to fellow community members.
Luckily, Environmental Affairs, LLC, can make this process go smoothly. We provide comprehensive asbestos detection tests, doing more than just a visual inspection. We’ll take a full asbestos survey and send samples to the lab to make sure you don’t have this harmful substance lurking in your walls, ceiling, or floorboards.
If the test comes back negative for asbestos, you’re good to start tearing it down. If it comes back positive, we can help you through the removal process to make sure you can get going on your project quickly and safely.
Asbestos Inspection Before Home-Buying
Don’t buy a new home without knowing what you’re getting into. Make sure you get a comprehensive asbestos test before you sign on the dotted line.
While asbestos testing isn’t required for the sale of a house, you might want to get one anyway (unless the home has previously been cleared). Catching asbestos early means you can either avoid purchasing the house altogether, use the positive asbestos detection to negotiate a lower price, or figure removal costs into your budget.
Environmental Affairs, LLC, is a team of licensed asbestos contractors who specialize in detection and removal of harmful asbestos fibers. We’ll always provide you with the most comprehensive service and advice. With the knowledge and certification to effectively detect and deal with asbestos issues, we’re the asbestos contractors to call when you have an issue in Waterford, Oakland County, or Southeast Michigan.
Don’t delay. If you’re planning a purchase or a demolition, call the asbestos inspectors at Environmental Affairs, LLC, before you move forward. You’ll be glad you did!