Over time, we have made discoveries that have led to conveniences and the ability to enjoy a higher quality of life. Unfortunately, human beings are not immune to error, and, over the past 100 years, a mineral known as asbestos has been used in the production thousands of products such as insulation and fire protective properties. What they did not know then, however, is that asbestos fibers can become airborne. Once they enter the lungs, they can cause a number of life-threatening problems including:
- Lung cancer
Inspection is Required
Unfortunately, the only way to know if you have asbestos in your home or office is to have an official inspection, and this is a very wise preventive measure for you to take to protect yourself and loved ones. If it is determined to be a present danger, the staff here at Umbrella Property Damage is here to help you get your structure back into proper working order. Asbestos removal will probably be the answer. We know what to look for, and we can help you determine whether or not the asbestos is a risk of becoming airborne as that is the only way it is a health hazard.
When to Be Concerned
If you are debating whether or not to get your home or office inspected, there are some warning signs you should be on the lookout for. For example, materials such as spray-on fireproofing, pipe insulation, floor and ceiling tile, duct wrap, mastics, and light reflector paper are all known to contain this dangerous mineral. It is the goal of each of our staff members that our clients are safe in their own homes, and we make it our mission to put our skills to the test to best ensure you and your loved ones live a long and healthy life. If you suspect trouble, call our office today.