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Professional, reliable asbestos testing is vital to safeguard anyone in possible contact with any asbestos in your property. Whether you're planning building works, or even concerned about being in the presence of asbestos you will need to get expert asbestos testing services in.

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25 Feb 2021

If you're planning on renovating or demolishing a building, asbestos testing could be necessary first. Asbestos is sometimes present in the insulation, walls or ceilings of older structures, and can cause a number of health problems if it is disturbed. It is difficult to tell whether or not certain components contain asbestos simply by looking at them, which is why you need the services of a professional.

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When performing asbestos testing, inspectors will normally take a very small sample of material with them so that it can be tested at a laboratory. Should these test results reveal the presence of asbestos, a further inspection could be needed in order to determine the extent of it. That way, a realistic plan for removal and disposal can be drawn up to keep everyone safe and prevent damage to the environment.

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Average asbestos testing costs will largely depend on the number of areas where asbestos is suspected to be, as more areas means that more samples need to be taken. Inspectors may also charge more for taking samples from attics, since these areas can be somewhat difficult to access. The cost of asbestos testing should always include a written report as to the findings, so you should make sure any contractor you hire is willing to provide you with this.

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Are you needing asbestos testing, but fear finding a contractor on your own? If so, you'll be glad to know that we are here to help. Describe your project in the space below, and then up to four contractors in our extended network will get in touch with you, providing free quotes without cost or obligation. Try it now, and see how easy our online service is for yourself. We've helped hundreds of other people find affordable testing companies, and would love to do the same for you.

Asbestos Testing FAQs

Q. What is asbestos testing and how much will it cost?
A. Asbestos testing is carried out my industry professionals who use a method called Phase Contrast Microscopy to test the volume of asbestos fibres per millilitre of air in a residential or commercial property. Testing is incredibly important for anyone living in older properties, and especially before extensive repairs or renovations where asbestos may be disturbed. The cost will depend on the size of the area being tested, and the number of samples that will need to be collected. The best way to ascertain cost is to request a no obligation quotation.

Q. Why is asbestos testing performed?
A. It is not always possible to tell whether or not a substance contains asbestos simply by looking at it. Asbestos testing must be performed to positively identify asbestos. That way, the appropriate safety measures can be taken to contain or remove it. Find someone who can perform asbestos testing at an affordable price by using our online quote form to compare estimates. Our service is free and comes completely without obligation.

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