Asbestos Removal and Abatement Services in Windsor
Asbestos was a popular material used widely in construction and many other industries. If asbestos fibres are enclosed or tightly bound in a product, for example in asbestos siding or asbestos floor tiles, there are no significant health risks. Asbestos poses health risks only when fibres are present in the air that people breathe.
If you need help with:
Finding sources of asbestos in your home or business
Safely removing asbestos
Removing asbestos before construction or renovation
Eliminating the risks that come with asbestos on your property
We can help with:
Identifying asbestos sources
Asbestos removal for construction and renovation
For help safely removing asbestos from your property, call us at 1.877.987.7363 or
Residential Asbestos Removal
If you’re concerned about asbestos in your home, let the certified Windsor-Essex asbestos abatement experts at Supreme Services remove it safely and properly.
Commercial Asbestos Removal
Asbestos was used in many commercial and industrial buildings, and should only be handled by a certified asbestos removal professional. Contact Supreme Services for asbestos abatement services in Windsor and Essex County for your business.
Free Quote for Asbestos Removal
Not sure if you need to be concerned about asbestos before starting your repair or renovation project? Request a free asbestos removal quote from Supreme Services to get a professional analysis of your asbestos situation.
Warning! Dealing with any amount of Asbestos should be handled by a Certified Professional
What to do when dealing with Asbestos
Any one dealing with Asbestos, whether a Home Owner or a Business Owner, should receive expert advice before removing materials that may contain asbestos. If you think your home or business may contain asbestos, check regularly for signs of wear or damage. However, you can’t always tell just by looking at a material. If in doubt, have it analyzed by a qualified professional.
If you have a Asbestos problem please contact us
If you must handle small amounts of damaged asbestos-containing materials, follow these steps:
- Keep other people and pets away, and seal off the work area;
- Wet the material to reduce dust, making sure it is not in contact with electricity;
- If possible, do not cut or damage the materials further and do not break them up;
- Clean the work area afterwards using a damp cloth, not a vacuum cleaner, and seal the asbestos waste and cloth in a plastic bag. Check with your local municipality on how to dispose of asbestos-containing waste;
- Wear appropriate protective clothing, including a single-use respirator approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH); and
- Wash or dispose of clothing and shower after finishing the job.
The health risks of asbestos
Asbestos poses health risks only when fibres are present in the air that people breathe. How exposure to asbestos can affect you depends on:
- the concentration of asbestos fibres in the air;
- how long the exposure lasted;
- how often you were exposed;
- the size of the asbestos fibres inhaled; or
- the amount of time since the initial exposure.
When inhaled in significant quantities, asbestos fibres can cause asbestosis (a scarring of the lungs which makes breathing difficult), mesothelioma (a rare cancer of the lining of the chest or abdominal cavity) and lung cancer. The link between exposure to asbestos and other types of cancers is less clear.
Smoking, combined with inhaled asbestos, greatly increases the risk of lung cancer.
Find and safely remove asbestos from your property. Contact the professionals at Supreme Services.