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Here are few stories about the hazardous materials you may find in and around your home. Take a minute to read how home and business owners like you are educating themselves as to the harmful effects of mould, asbestos and lead paint. Stay in the know and protect what is yours!

Is it worth your health to save a few dollars?

by Green Demo ∙ Jul 19th, 2017


Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer affecting the lungs which scientists have confirmed is linked with exposure of asbestos fibres in the air.

Just a thought to consider before deciding to handle asbestos and do a renovation with no protection or training.
As soon as you disturb the asbestos containing materials during a demolition or renovation the fibres are released in the air to inhale and cause damage to the lungs.
If planning to demolish or renovate a home built before 1990, asbestos needs to be considered, as it was included in more than 3,000 building materials.

Common asbestos containing materials include:

  • Vinyl tiles and linoleum sheet flooring
  • Insulation
  • Ceiling
  • Interior walls
  • Stucco
  • Window Putty
  • Fireplaces
  • Drywall
  • Floors
  • Heating Ducts
  • Water Heaters
  • Pipe Insulation
  • Boilers
  • Garages

Worried about Asbestos?

All employees at Green Demo are fully trained on the correct procedures for asbestos testing and removal in Vancouver, to ensure everyone remains safe.
Our team of experienced hazmat professionals will take the stress out of your asbestos issues by testing the site, setting up the correct containment, removing all asbestos containing material and taking it away with them once the job is done, so you are able to continue with your renovation plans hassle free!

Look after your health and call for a free estimate today! (604) 475 0900

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