ASBESTOS ABATEMENT & REMEDIATION

 

Industry Leaders

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.

 

Our Customers

Grayhawk Industries Ltd. offers complete asbestos abatement services for the safe management of asbestos found in all types of construction.
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Commercial

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Industrial

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Municipal

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Residential

 

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

 
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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.

 
 

Residential Asbestos

 
 

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?

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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.

 
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  • Roof felt and shingles

  • Attic vermiculite insulation

  • Electrical components: light fixture backings, wiring, fuse blocks

  • Acoustic tiles

  • 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

  • Window putty

  • Flooring: vinyl tiles and linoleum sheet flooring; flooring adhesive

  • Mastic coatings on sinks

  • Floor leveling compounds

  • Chimney mortar

 
 
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Exposure to asbestos fibers can cause serious health risks because when disturbed through construction or renovation activity, it can break down into microscopically thin fibers. If inhaled, these fibers can become lodged in the lung tissue with the potential to cause several life-threatening conditions including lung cancer, asbestosis and mesothelioma.