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Asbestos Removal FAQs

How do I Identify Asbestos?

How do I Identify Asbestos?

Unless an identification mark is present, it can be hard for the untrained eye to identify an asbestos-containing material. If you suspect a building may have asbestos-containing materials, the best, and safest thing to do is commission a team to carry out a fully asbestos survey.

How Much Does Asbestos Removal Usually Cost?

How Much Does Asbestos Removal Usually Cost?

The price for asbestos removal is linked to the scale of the job. At Decontaminate we have delivered projects including small domestic removals and multi-million-pound commercial jobs. If you’d like a quote, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Can Asbestos Always be Removed?

Can Asbestos Always be Removed?

It is very rare that asbestos can’t be safely and securely removed by a team of qualified professionals, however, sometimes a removal might not be the best solution. Asbestos encapsulation or abatement are both sometimes used when there is only a small amount of asbestos present.

Can you Legally Remove Asbestos Yourself?

Can you Legally Remove Asbestos Yourself?

In the UK, it is currently not against the law to carry out asbestos removal yourself. However, this is highly unadvisable. Contact with asbestos-containing materials can cause life limiting illnesses and in many cases, it can be fatal. We would urge you to employ a team of specialists to carry out any asbestos-related work.

Is Asbestos Removal Covered By Insurance?

Is Asbestos Removal Covered By Insurance?

Whilst some domestic and commercial insurance policies will cover asbestos removal or abatement, many won’t. It’s worth checking with your provider.

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