Asbestos Abatement

Combining over 3 decades of expertise, professional staff and specialized equipment, Grayhawk Industries Ltd. offers complete asbestos abatement services for the safe management of asbestos found in residential, commercial, industrial and institutional buildings, including:

  • Professional site inspection, project design and budgeting
  • Containment, removal, encapsulation and management of asbestos
  • High-capacity, mobile VecLoader HEPA vacuuming
  • Licensed transportation and disposal of asbestos waste
  • Expedient clean-up of damaged or “spilled” asbestos
  • Repair and or encapsulation of damaged asbestos pipe and duct insulation

Exposure to asbestos fibers can cause serious health risks if disturbed during maintenance, renovation or demolition.  Grayhawk Industries utilizes the latest in equipment, best practices and training to ensure that removal technicians as well as non-employees are protected from exposure.

 

Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous mineral that is found in rock formations around the world.  As a result of its superior durability and heat and chemical resistance, asbestos has been widely used in many building products and applications such as:

 

  • vermiculite insulation (typically found in attics and exterior block walls)
  • drywall taping compound
  • vinyl tile flooring and linoleum sheet flooring
  • exterior siding, shingles and roofing felts
  • mechanical insulation on boilers, pipes and elbows
  • ceiling texture
  • duct seam tape
  • acoustical ceiling tiles
  • plasters and stuccos
  • mastics and caulks
  • spray applied fireproofing
  • rain water leaders and cement asbestos pipes

For more information please visit - WorkSafe sources of asbestos in the home http://www2.worksafebc.com/PDFs/Construction/AsbestosHouse.pdf