Asbestos Abatement

It contains serious health risks…

The majority of structures built before 1985 will contain products that have substantial amounts of asbestos.

Asbestos can be “friable” (easily crushed into dust with the fingers) and “non friable” (difficult to crumble into dust).  They can be found on:

  • Pipe and boiler insulation, ductwork, drywall and joint compound, plaster
  • Sprayed on fireproofing on building beams, columns… or on acoustic ceiling
  • Vinyl floor tiles, vinyl sheeting and mastic, glues, roof shingles, tar
  • Transite panels and siding, lab countertop
  • Windows caulking
  • In attic insulation (Vermiculite)

Asbestos can cause serious health hazards.  View the health hazards here.


We can send out one of our certified experts to inspect and identify any asbestos containing materials. We work closely with third party environmental consultants for unbiased air quality results.


Asbestos Removal and Disposal

We provide asbestos removal and disposal services for Type 1, Type 2 and Type 3 operations. All asbestos work will be performed according to the Asbestos Regulations O. Reg. 278/05. Type 1 operations will be completed with a HEPA-vacuum or damp-wiped when applicable. Type 2 Operations will be damp-wiped to avoid dust and use of a HEPA-vacuum to clean up any residue. Some Type 2 operations will include glove bag removal, a full enclosure and decontamination facility. Type 3 Operations will require a full enclosure and decontamination facility (portable shower).


Asbestos Containment Set-ups

All asbestos work is completed by certified asbestos workers. We provide the containment set-ups and removals as required. We use HEPA-vacuums, negative air units, asbestos grade glove bags, air sealed containment and decontamination facilities as required by the regulations.


Removal of Contaminated Materials and Contents

Our certified workers will properly remove and dispose of any asbestos contaminated materials.


HEPA Vacuum and Cleaning of Structures and Contents

A HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air) vacuum is capable of trapping extremely small, micron-sized particles and is used in cleaning fine dust. The HEPA filter will trap 99.97% of particulate.

Asbestos fibres can be easily airborne and can stay airborne for a long period of time.

Long term exposure and/or inhalation of these asbestos fibres can cause serious health risks such as:

  • Mesothalioma
  • Lung cancer
  • Asbestosis
  • and more…