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Asbestos removal, surveying and disposal throughout Cornwall & Devon

Trained asbestos technicians working to keep your site safe

As highly trained and qualified asbestos consultants, we offer a variety of professional services to assist you with asbestos testing, management, removal, and disposal.

Our asbestos trained technicians are experienced working in ACMs and are licensed hazardous waste carriers.

As a result, you can rest assured that we provide all of our services in a professional manner, with health and safety at the forefront of our minds. If you think you require asbestos removal services, please contact us for a prompt and professional response

Corrugated asbestos roofing sheets waiting to be removed
Asbestos Operative working in the roof of a house in Cornwall or Devon

Why is asbestos dangerous?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral made up of soft, flexible fibres. It is heat resistant, a great insulator, and resistant to electricity and corrosion. Essentially, it’s a fantastic building material; however, asbestos is highly toxic and can cause serious disease and injury such as lung cancer and asbestosis.

Asbestos is a group of 6 naturally occurring materials that has been used in any number of building projects up until 2000. Sadly thousands of workers in the building industry die each year from asbestos related injuries and with so much of it still in existence in buildings around the UK, it’s important to remove it and dispose of it safely wherever possible.

Equipped with the very best personal protective equipment (PPE) our asbestos surveyors and operatives are able to assess the issue and remove it safely and appropriately to avoid someone becoming ill from this hazardous substance.

Industrial property asbestos

Being a very useful material, asbestos was used all over industrial buildings due to its heat resistant and insulating properties. The most common areas that our surveyors may need to check are:

  • Lagging
  • Sprayed coatings: on beams, columns, walls & ceilings
  • Water tanks – asbestos concrete
  • Toilet seats & cisterns
  • Insulation
  • AIB – fire doors & partition walls
  • Vinyl floor tiles
  • Fire blankets
  • Artex – & other textured decorative coatings

Used almost everywhere in some industrial buildings, this material can be extremely dangerous, which is why it’s so important to have our surveyors come and inspect the property for asbestos.

Asbestos Removal team van in Cornwall & Devon - Demolition South West - DSW Group Ltd
Asbestos Removal in domestic homes and properties by DSW Group Ltd

Asbestos in residential homes

Asbestos was used extensively in residential properties too, often in similar ways. If you believe your home has asbestos, contact our team to help. Some of the most common places for asbestos to be found around your home are:

  • Asbestos cement, around water tanks
  • Insulation
  • Artex – & other decorative coatings
  • Ceiling tiles
  • Toilet cisterns & seats
  • Behind your fuse box
  • Spray insulation on your boiler
  • Interior window panels

Please contact us if you suspect asbestos to be anywhere in your property. Our trained team will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have about this highly toxic substance.

Experts in asbestos

We offer a variety of services from asbestos testing and asbestos surveys to full asbestos removal and disposal – all of which is carried out by our asbestos trained operatives, as safety is at the forefront of every project we attend. Our services include:

  • Asbestos Testing and Surveys
  • Asbestos Removal & Abatement
  • Asbestos Collection
  • Asbestos Disposal in compliance with Environment Agency and HSE regulations
  • Team of highly qualified technicians
  • Licensed hazardous waste carrier
  • All work complies with HSE regulations
  • Fast testing with results available within 24 hours
  • Domestic and commercial
  • Competitive prices

Contact us about our Asbestos services in Cornwall & Devon

We offer truly comprehensive Asbestos services throughout Cornwall, Devon and beyond. Please get in touch and one of the DSW team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Tel: 01726 860093
Email: [email protected]

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