Asbestos Removal NJ

Asbestos Removal in New Jersey

While it has been used for decades as a fireproofing material and as an insulator, asbestos is now known to be a potent carcinogen. If you own an older home, factory, or pipeline network that is being renovated, expanded, or demolished, you must thoroughly test it for the presence of asbestos. And if asbestos is detected, you need help from professionals to remove the material safely and per the established guidelines.

At AAA Lead Professionals, we have the expertise to assess your New Jersey building’s asbestos situation and come up with an abatement strategy that will cause the least amount of disruption to your daily routine.

Our expert asbestos removal team is:

  • Certified by OSHA.
  • Certified by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) – They have completed training and passed the NJDOH state examination.
  • Knowledgeable in safe asbestos abatement and disposal processes.

Why is Asbestos Dangerous?

Asbestos exposure has been linked to a variety of health problems. Individuals, who reside in older homes with disturbed asbestos materials, are likely to experience these health problems. The problems can be particularly catastrophic because symptoms don’t usually surface until years, later when it’s too late to save the situation. Below are some health risks of asbestos exposure:

  • Malignant mesothelioma – Around 3,000 people in the U.S are diagnosed with mesothelioma annually. Mesothelioma is a form of cancer defined by a malignant tumor that can form in the abdomen, heart, and lungs as a result of inhaling asbestos fibers.
  • Other forms of cancer – Asbestos inhalation can result in other types of cancers including, ovarian, lung, and laryngeal cancer.
  • Asbestosis – This is a chronic lung disease caused by inhaling asbestos fibers. It can cause chronic cough and shortness of breath, among other health complications.
  • Lung disease - Asbestos exposure can lead to progressive lung conditions like pleural effusions, pleural plaques, and pleuritis.
  • Additional health concerns – Asbestos fibers can cause numerous health concerns over time, including scarring, inflammation, and even genetic damage.

Common Building Materials That Contain Asbestos

Asbestos used to be a popular construction material which means it’s possible we have it in our homes, business premises, child care centers, schools, and factories, and not know.

We handle a range of construction materials that contain asbestos. From floor tiles to wall panels, we will remove such materials, and you will have a building that is certified asbestos-safe:

  • Ceiling tiles and coatings
  • Wall and attic insulation
  • Floor tiles
  • Electrical switchboard panels
  • Spray-on fireproofing
  • Pipe and duct covering
  • Boiler insulation
  • Siding materials
  • Wall panels (drywall)
  • Wallboard joint compound
  • Plumbing fixtures
  • Window caulking and glazing
  • Roofing

Can I Remove Asbestos Myself in NJ?

Asbestos is a highly hazardous waste. Getting rid of asbestos from any residential or commercial building can be risky if you don’t have the right training. Crocidolite (blue asbestos), Amosite (brown asbestos), and Chrysotile (white asbestos) are the most common types of asbestos utilized used in the construction and manufacturing industry. A Licensed company is required by law

Hiring an asbestos abatement firm like AAA Lead Professionals and not doing it yourself is the safest and wisest decision when it comes to wiping out asbestos from any building. We will test for the presence of asbestos fibers, and if there are any, safely remove them as per the laid down state and federal asbestos laws.

What To Do If You Suspect You Have Been Exposed to Asbestos

The most crucial step is to avoid touching the suspicious materials. But what else should you do?

  • Don't remove the suspicious material yourself
  • Keep kids out of the suspected area
  • Limit your activities in the suspected area
  • Don't vacuum, sweep, or dust possible asbestos debris
  • Call a certified asbestos abatement company

What to Expect During Asbestos Removal: Our Process

To start the asbestos removal process, we first establish a restricted area by putting barriers in place. Depending on the asbestos project, we may establish an airtight plastic barrier around the affected area or even HEPA air-filtration blowers to create negative air pressure. Usually, we do this to prevent asbestos fibers from contaminating the surrounding environment. Next, the material containing asbestos is removed using wet methods to reduce fibers release.

Once we are done with this, the work area is spotlessly cleaned. At times, an encapsulant is placed on the surfaces of the` remediated area to lock down any leftover microscopic fibers. The air in the suspected area is tested for the presence of asbestos. Once the work area has been cleared, we remove the barriers to allow you to continue with your daily operations.

The bottom line is, as a certified asbestos abatement company, we are always committed to safely serving New Jersey residents. Most importantly, we conduct all the removal processes within federal and state laws.

Cost of Removing Asbestos in New Jersey

The cost of asbestos removal depends on several factors, including the size of the area, pre-clean and set up cost, material, and equipment needed to do the job,  disposal requirements, etc. It’s always advisable to speak directly with our team to get the specifics of the job as well as a free estimate.

Asbestos Removal? Let Us Handle It.

AAA Lead Professionals has years of experience in providing asbestos removal services in the state of Jersey. We use our knowledge and expertise to ensure that all your asbestos removal needs are handled safely and per state and federal rules. So, if you are worried about asbestos in your commercial or residential building or want to learn more about our asbestos removal New Jersey services, then give us a call today.


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