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ASBESTOS REMOVAL - SYRACUSE, NY

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What Is Asbestos?

  • Asbestos is a mineral fiber that was used in building materials and in vehicle products before its dangerous health risks were discovered.
  • These heat resistant fibers cannot be seen by the naked eye, which puts workers and individuals at great risk.
  • Asbestos may still be found in many different building materials and products. The only way to definitively know is to have samples of the material analyzed.
  • Asbestos can be found in roofing and siding shingles, duct insulation, ceiling tiles and more!
Asbestos contractors demonstrating how to remove asbestos.

Contributing factors leading to Asbestos Abatement in Syracuse, NY

  • Fear of future exposure due to viable or unforeseen circumstances is a major reason why many consumers choose to have asbestos abatement done.
  • Removal of Asbestos related materials are a significant concessionary item in real estate transactions.
  • Home Improvement projects can often expedite the need for the removal of asbestos. Accidental exposure is common with potential clients trying to tackle do it yourself projects without any formal training or knowledge base.
  • Health issues are also reasons for accelerated asbestos abatement. See our Comprehensive Information Regarding Asbestos Abatement for more information on health related issues caused by exposure to asbestos.
Asbestos being removed from an older home before renovations can start.

What is the average cost of Asbestos Abatement in Syracuse, NY?

  • Asbestos Pipe Insulation - $2,500 to $9,500 in Syracuse, NY
  • Asbestos Boiler - $3,500 to $5,500 in Syracuse, NY
  • Asbestos Duct Seam Tape - $1,200 to $6,500 in Syracuse, NY
  • Asbestos Floor Tile & Mastic - $2,500 - $8,500 in Syracuse, NY
  • Asbestos Vermiculite Insulation - $11,000 to $18,000 in Syracuse, NY
  • Asbestos Siding - $2,500 to $8,500 in Syracuse, NY
  • Asbestos Roofing - $2,500 to $8,500 in Syracuse, NY
  • Asbestos Plaster - $2,500 to $7,500 in Syracuse, NY
  • Asbestos Popcorn Ceiling - $2,500 to $7,500 in Syracuse, NY
Removing asbestos insulated pipes in a commercial building.

Key components of a professional Asbestos Abatement in Syracuse, NY

  • Be prepared, know what you are going to impact now and at any point in the near future. This way we can create an asbestos abatement work plan throughout the building during one visit.
  • Have the area to be inspected for asbestos removal, clear and accessible for our certified asbestos inspector.
  • Make our certified asbestos inspector aware of any unique or hidden features of the building that might not be typical so we can investigate further.
  • Consider how fast you want your professional asbestos abatement to be performed. Pursuant to any prerequisite tasks that need to be completed, asbestos abatement can be completed in a reasonable timeframe. Scope of work determines the suitable timeframe for the completion of work.

Comprehensive Information Regarding Asbestos Abatement in Syracuse, NY

Health Risks & Hazards:

If asbestos is breathed in it can become trapped in the lungs, and lead to serious health problems including:
  • Asbestosis, an inflammatory condition of lungs that can cause shortness of breath, coughing, and eventually scarring of the lungs that makes it hard to breathe.
  • Mesothelioma, a rare cancer that affects the lining of the lungs, chest cavity, or abdomen.
  • Lung cancer.
  • Other lung problems, including pleural plaques (changes in the membranes surrounding the lungs), thickening of the membranes that surround the lungs, and pleural effusions (abnormal collections of fluid between the lungs and the inside wall of the chest.

ASBESTOS EXPOSURE

If products containing asbestos are disturbed, the tiny fibers are released into the air. When they are breathed in, they can become trapped in the lungs and stay there for many years. Over time these fibers can accumulate and lead to serious health problems, including:
  • Lung Disease/Respiratory Problems.
  • Walking pneumonia" sounds like it could be a character in a sci-fi horror flick. Although this form of infectious pneumonia can make you miserable, it's actually the least scary kind of pneumonia. That's because it's a mild pneumonia and does not generally require hospitalization. You could have walking pneumonia and not even know it. Here is information about what causes this illness, how it spreads, and what you can do to avoid it.
  • Asbestosis, an inflammatory condition of lungs that can cause shortness of breath, coughing, and eventually scarring of the lungs that makes it hard to breathe.
  • Mesothelioma, a rare cancer that affects the lining of the lungs, chest cavity, or abdomen.
  • Lung cancer.
  • Other lung problems, including pleural plaques (changes in the membranes surrounding the lungs), thickening of the membranes that surround the lungs, and pleural effusions (abnormal collections of fluid between the lungs and the inside wall of the chest.

ASBESTOS REGULATION

Asbestos removal falls under the strict regulation of New York State Industrial Code Rule 56 (ICR56) that was adopted to protect both the working abatement contractors and the general public. New York poses the most stringent regulation in all of the United States to be adhered to ensure the proper handling of asbestos containing materials (ACM). Whether a asbestos contractor or a homeowner you will be certain that you can't trust anyone but an expert when it comes to the understanding of the regulation and proper handling of asbestos material. Don't just trust anyone with your asbestos project call the expert.
  • United Stated Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) - Regulates the list of National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP). The NESHAP regulations include the emission of asbestos-containing material.
  • New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) - Certification and training of individual employees who work in the asbestos abatement industry, and approval of training providers are all included in the New York State Department of Health regulations.
  • New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) - Asbestos abatement and removal projects are regulated by the New York State Department of Labor under Industrial Code Rule 56. Code Rule 56 covers installation, removal, encapsulation, application or enclosure of asbestos material.
  • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) - The Division of Materials Management regulations concerning asbestos focus on transportation and disposal after an asbestos abatement and removal project.

ASBESTOS REMOVAL OR ENCAPSULATION

We conduct the asbestos abatement process from start to finish. SECG will assist in the complete asbestos removal or encapsulation. We have years of asbestos specific experience to help save you time and money on your asbestos project. Certified asbestos removal experts ensure local, state and federal asbestos compliance. Asbestos abatement starts with a qualified asbestos inspection of your property. SECG will create an asbestos work plan for your review and analysis, we will then describe our services and the expected duration of your project. We will take you step by step in a comfortable, no pressure approach.

ASBESTOS CONTROLLED DEMOLITION

Structurally unsound buildings or for controlled asbestos demolition, we remove the structure in complete compliance with authorities. Our asbestos controlled demolition has helped many owners and developers create new beginnings after the demolition of their existing structures. Licensed and registered by New York State, we pride our self in your asbestos project compliance and the safety of your family and employees.

Where can you find Asbestos in your Home or Business?

Asbestos may still be found in many different building materials and products, regardless of their age. Therefore, the only way to definitively know is to have samples of the material in question analyzed.
  • Roofing and Siding Shingles
  • Duct Insulation and Vent Seam Tape
  • Vermiculite Attic Insulation
  • Textured Paint and Patching Compounds
  • Vinyl floor tiles and the Backing on Vinyl Sheet Flooring
  • Mastics and Adhesives
  • Boiler Pipe Insulation
  • Furnaces and Gaskets
  • Window Glazing and Caulk
  • Ceiling Tiles and More
 
 
 
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