Renovators have been tipped as being “the next wave of people suffering from asbestosis and mesothelioma”.
Don’t become another statistic.
Renovation budgets can ‘blow out’ very easily, but an informed and educated decision, as where to renovators should save money and where to spend money is crucial.
With the majority of house in Western Australia, still having some form of asbestos material within the house, don’t be surprised if you soon find a wall, ceiling, floor or fence identified as asbestos material.
For renovators, the best thing to do if you find something that you think may be asbestos, is call us immediately. We can run you through exactly what to do and how to make the site safe until it can be tested or removed.
If asbestos has been removed incorrectly, your entire house may be contaminated, this may include the bedrooms, kitchens, bathrooms and the family room.
For the safety of your health, and that of your family, when dealing with asbestos, you must treat it with caution, as asbestos can be lethal.
We have removed asbestos from hundreds of houses throughout the state; we treat every house like it’s our own. Our methods and standards have been described as, “the best in the state”. Go to our Testimonials page to read reviews of our work. It is likely there is someone very close by, even in the same street, who we have completed work for.
A study published in the Medical Journal of Australia, reports an “increase in the number of malignant mesothelioma cases in Western Australia over the past decade is the result of home renovation and do-it-yourself (DIY) projects involving building products containing asbestos”.
These home renovator cases are often referred to as the ‘third wave’ of asbestos related disease sufferers.
The first wave being millers, miners and transport workers and the second wave being those who have worked with asbestos products.
Don’t have the regret in the back of your mind in the years to come, wishing you would have treated asbestos differently. You can’t change the past, but you can change what you do today. It costs nothing to give us a call and get some advice.