Why Asbestos Removal Is Important

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Asbestos is a building material that was widely used for construction up until the 1970s. Once the deadly dangers of asbestos became widely known, many property owners chose to remove this highly hazardous substance from their properties. Unfortunately, this toxic substance still remains in many homes and buildings and should be removed as soon as possible.

Health Risks

Ongoing exposure to asbestos has been linked to a number of potentially fatal health conditions, including asbestosis, mesothelioma, and lung cancer. Asbestos is not as dangerous when untouched, but when the fibers are released into the air, they can be inhaled, damage the lungs, and more.

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Children Are More Vulnerable

It can take 20 to 50 years after exposure for asbestos-related disease to develop. It therefore follows that the younger someone is exposed, the higher the risk may be, simply because of the time factor involved.

Here at National Flooring Removal, we are equipped to safely and effectively remove your asbestos. Give us a call today to learn more and discuss your needs!