Hazardous Materials Removal
At Kalloway Property Services, we take our work very seriously. We understand the dangers and hazards involved in asbestos, mold and lead removal. We work hard to create a safe environment for both our employees and our clients. Each of our technicians are insured, licensed, and highly trained in all hazardous material removal. We are dedicated to providing you with the highest level of customer service by using state of the art equipment and all modern methods for removing hazardous materials.
Hazardous Material Removal Services
For several decades asbestos has been a commonly used product in both residential and commercial buildings across Alberta. Asbestos is extremely hazardous to handle during renovations, construction or demolition. When you disturb asbestos containing materials, the fiber releases into the air and is circulated throughout you property. Prolonged exposure to the mineral can lead to a number of illnesses, including lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis, That’s why it’s crucial to hire a contractor that has the experience and expertise to rectify the problem.
Asbestos is a fibrous material used in building products from the 1930’s to the late 1980’s. It is often found in drywall compound, lath / plaster walls, duct wrap insulation, floor tiles, attic insulation, linoleum flooring, ceiling stipple, exterior stucco and various other products. Current legislation requires that testing must be performed to ensure the health and safety of workers.
Lead is a known hazardous material that has harmful effects whether it is a short period of high exposure, or a long term with lower exposure. Having an awareness and knowledge to identify the potential sources are critical in preventing a hazard or exposure. Our team will ensure the proper removal, handling, transport and disposal of any lead containing material in accordance with the applicable guidelines.
Mold remediation is needed when water damage is present, especially if dampness has been undiscovered or unaddressed for long periods of time. Care must be taken in removing mold contaminated materials during demolition. If improperly removed, it will cause toxic spores to become airborne and make the surrounding air unsafe to breathe. At Kalloway, our technicians are professionally trained in the safe remediation of mold environments. We identify the mold, isolate the are and eliminate it. Finally, we clean and safely dispose of contaminated materials.