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Sarnia Asbestos Removal Services

Asbestos Removal for industrial, commercial and residential clients in and around Sarnia and Southern Ontario.

Photo of an old boiler insulated with asbestos in Sarnia, Ontario Asbestos was commonly used in boiler and boiler pipe insulating materials prior to 1980. We provide Sarnia boiler asbestos removal and Sarnia boiler pipe asbestos removal for all residential, commercial & industrial buildings. We are certified to remove all types of asbestos from your building or home.

This asbestos must be safely removed and disposed by a qualified and certified Sarnia asbestos removal company. ECO Metal Recycling is certified to provide Type 1 Asbestos Removal, Type 2 Asbestos Removal and Type 3 Asbestos Removal services in Sarnia.

• Working on materials that contain asbestos may release the fibers into the air.
• Being exposed to small amounts over time can still have adverse health affects.
• Asbestos must be properly removed by a qualified professional in order to avoid or minimize the release of asbestos fibers into the air.
• Asbestos must be properly disposed.

Why we are the right choice for Sarnia Asbestos Removals

Photo of asbestos removal contractor Here are a few reasons why Eco Metal Recycling Inc is the best asbestos removal company to use for Asbestos Removals in Sarnia

  • On time arrival
  • Technicians are TSSA (Technical Standards and Safety Authority) Certified with OTB3 & OTB2 licenses.
  • WSIB Registered
  • TSSA – Certified Company Contractor
  • MTO – MP3 Dangerous goods transportation licensed and Insured
  • Proud Member of CARI “Canadian Association Recycling Industry”
  • Team Technicians are Professional, Polite and respectful
  • Liability insurance
  • Eco environmentally friendly process
  • We use more drop sheets than any other company to insure your home is well protected

Asbestos Removal FAQs

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- Do I need a permit from the city for Asbestos removal/abatement?

Yes. You will need a permit from the city or municipality for demolition or significant renovation work. The requirements vary from city to city, so please consult with your city staff in your area.

- If a Boiler has asbestos on it, is it safe for the homeowners to be in the residence during the removal?

Yes. The area containing the boiler to be removed is enclosed by plastic drop sheet to prevent contamination by asbestos fibres and dust in other areas of the premises; In addition we use a negative air pressure vacuum in the room being serviced.

- Are you certified to remove asbestos?

Yes. Our technicians and supervisors are properly certified and have successfully completed the Asbestos Abatement Worker / Asbestos Abatement Supervisor Training Program O. Reg. 278/0

- What does asbestos look like?

Asbestos was often used to insulate buildings and pipes and looks like thick fuzz.

- How much does it cost to remove asbestos?

Depends on the size and complexity of the project. Best thing to do is contact us with the details and we'l provide you with free cost estimate.

- Who are your customers?

We provide certified asbestos removal services for a wide variety of residential, commercial, institutional and Industrial clients.

Information About Asbestos

Photo of a Pipe covered with Asbestos, bad condition What is Asbestos?
Asbestos is a group of natural silicate minerals comprised of varying concentrations of tremolite, actinolite, anthophyllite, chrysotile, amosite and crocidolite. These bundles of fibers (up to 700 times smaller than a human hair) can be separated into thin, durable threads and used primarily for insulation until the late 1970s/early 1980s. Most commonly used types of asbestos are Chrysotile (white) and Amosite (brown / off-white). Asbestos is considered a form of hazardous waste.

Where is Asbestos Found?
Usually asbestos is found in building materials that were installed before 1981. Asbestos is most commonly found in the fibres of older construction materials, and asbestos removal is required in any building displaying high levels of these minerals. Building materials that may contain asbestos include: insulation, boiler insulation, boiler pipe insulation, wall and ceiling insulation, floor tiles, ceiling tiles, plasters, door gaskets, siding, cement roofing and shingles.

Photo of a Boiler covered with AsbestosWhen is Asbestos Dangerous?
When left intact and undisturbed, asbestos containing materials do not pose a health risk to people working or living in buildings. However, when these materials are releasing dust or fibers into the air where they can be inhaled or ingested they become very harmful and can cause serious illnesses. Many of the fibers will become trapped in the mucous membranes of the nose and throat where they can then be removed, but some may pass deep into the lungs, or, if swallowed, into the digestive tract.

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