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Asbestos Testing Toronto

Icon Restoration, covering Toronto, is an insured, certified and licensed company with highly trained professionals, dedicated to making your home or business asbestos free. We provide economical asbestos testing and removal services. Before the 90s, asbestos was a popular construction material until its dangers were exposed. 

Since it poses a serious threat to both human health and the environment, asbestos is controlled in many nations. It is a naturally occurring mineral made up of minuscule fibers that can lead to a number of illnesses, such as mesothelioma and asbestosis. We offer affordable prices for any services including asbestos.

Asbestos in the Home

Asbestos can be present mostly in older home structures. We inspect the flooring, vents, insulation, ceiling tiles, floor tile and other parts of homes or businesses. Asbestos has a lengthy history in Canada. 

As a result, the mineral has been found in numerous residential and commercial structures, including pipes, drywall, and ceiling tiles.

Asbestos-containing building materials include:

  1. Popcorn ceilings and textured paints
  2. Cement flat sheet
  3. Drywall
  4. Flooring felt and tile
  5. Plaster
  6. Roof coatings

Asbestos Related Signs

The lungs are typically where asbestos exposure symptoms first appear. This is because asbestos is mostly responsible for pulmonary ailments. Diseases can also be brought on by asbestos in different body systems. These conditions, primarily show symptoms in the colon, stomach, and throat.

There are a few signs that your house might contain asbestos:

  1. Your home was built before the 1980s.
  2. There is vermiculite insulation in your house.
  3. The roof of your house is corrugated.
  4. Cement sheets are used to build the walls and other surfaces in the house.

Professional Asbestos Testing Services Across Canada

Flooring, vents, insulation, ceiling tiles, floor tile, and other parts of a home or business may contain asbestos. Before the ’90s, asbestos was commonly used in construction, until its dangers were exposed.

In many cases, asbestos testing in Canadian cities is thought to be unnecessary. In fact, asbestos inspections have identified the hazardous mineral in some of the city’s older properties. There is a risk that your residential or business property will need asbestos abatement services, regardless of where you are in Canada.

Asbestos is hazardous if disturbed. Trained and certified personnel must handle or inspect suspected asbestos-containing materials. If you think your home or business may contain asbestos, reach out to Icon Restoration. We partner with an accredited asbestos lab for testing, providing accurate results within two days.

Asbestos Testing Process

Our professional asbestos inspector will conduct a free visual asbestos examination. We conduct an evaluation that follows industry norms and guidelines during the asbestos inspection. A sample of the suspected material will be carefully extracted and sealed in a bag by our asbestos expert. 

We send the sample to a certified lab, where experts conduct asbestos testing.  Results are typically given in a comprehensive report within 24-48 hours. Verifying:

  1. If asbestos is present or not
  2. The type of asbestos found
  3. The concentration percentage of asbestos

We have acquired all of the necessary information to construct the scope of work and estimate at this time. You will receive a full scope of work report outlining our findings and recommendations. Asbestos testing costs depend on the number of asbestos samples necessary. Once we’ve been contacted, one of our asbestos experts will gladly provide an over-the-phone estimate for asbestos testing costs.

Asbestos Removal Process

First, containment is established to stop cross-contamination. We prioritize keeping your family and home secure before, during and after asbestos removal.

We encourage homes and business owners not to take an asbestos sample or buy an asbestos testing kit. Professional asbestos testing services are required to ensure that the correct sample is tested. To ensure accurate and quality results are provided, most importantly. Asbestos is not disturbed or contaminated throughout your house or business. 

Why choose Icon Restoration for Asbestos  Removal Services?

With accredited laboratories located all over the world and environmental experts, we have the experience and state-of-the-art equipment to perform accurate and efficient analysis of asbestos in observance of local regulations.

You are risking the lives of your loved ones if asbestos becomes airborne. Asbestos is extremely dangerous, and it has been connected to a variety of diseases, including asbestosis,    and lung cancer. To learn more about asbestos and fibres testing, contact us, the phone number (416) 901-4266 or send an email to info@iconrestoration.com.