ASBESTOS ABATEMENT & REMEDIATION
Simply put, no one in the BC Interior has more experience in the safe and expert handling of Asbestos and Vermiculite than Grayhawk Industries. With more than 100 years of combined service, the leadership team at Grayhawk has been working in asbestos abatement since the mid 1980’s and has transitioned this wealth of knowledge and experience from one generation to the next.
What can you expect
from Grayhawk Industries?
We are dedicated to delivering superior service with the health and safety of our clients and community always top of mind. Grayhawk uses the latest in equipment, best practices, and training to ensure that removal is handled at the highest industry standards.
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
The Risks of Asbestos
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.
Did You Know?
That if your residence was built prior to 1990, WorkSafe BC requires you to have a WorkSafe BC required hazardous materials survey completed prior to demolition or any renovation activity?
Potential Sources of
Asbestos in the Home
Asbestos became popular in construction materials in the late 19th century due to its resistance to heat, electrical and chemical damage. Prior to 1991 asbestos was commonly found in many common construction materials.
Roof felt and shingles
Attic vermiculite insulation
Electrical components: light fixture backings, wiring, fuse blocks
Radiant pump insulation
Boiler and furnace insulation
Exterior & interior stucco and plaster
Cement asbestos board
Textured or stipple-coated walls and ceilings
Asbestos cement (transite) board siding and undersheeting
Gypsum board filling compound, patching and joint compound for walls and ceilings
Flooring: vinyl tiles and linoleum sheet flooring; flooring adhesive
Mastic coatings on sinks
Floor leveling compounds