Updated FAQ

We have updated our FAQ page with some information about ACM – Asbestos Containing Material http://zapasbestos.com/frequently-asked-questions/...

Removing Asbestos Siding

Removing Asbestos Siding- DIY or Hire A Pro So you have discovered that you have asbestos in your siding. There are a couple of things to consider before you start wearing your protective gear around your house. If the asbestos siding has not been disturbed then it...

Twin Towers Asbestos

Risks Of Asbestos In September 2001, after the Twin Towers collapse there was huge amounts of debris, smoke, and dust that released toxic asbestos fibers into the air. All of the asbestos fireproofing substances used in the buildings came raining down on New York...

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Asbestos removal cost per square foot? Asbestos removal costs depend largely on the size of the job. There is a wide range of cost per hour. It can be $200-$700 per hour. Why such the high price tag? Removing asbestos can be dangerous work, which requires...

Vermiculite Insulation in Attics

Vermiculite is not a health problem, but some vermiculite insulation also has asbestos fibers in it.  As with any asbestos if left alone, and not damaged it does not cause any health problems.   Vermiculite is a silvery to grayish-brown mineral that is flat...

Popcorn Ceiling

Popcorn ceilings are not only an eyesore they are potentially hazardous to your health.  These types of ceilings also referred to as cottage cheese ceiling or stucco ceilings, were typically installed from 1950’s – 1980’s.  They were popular because...

Vinyl Floor Tiles

There are two things you can do with old vinyl floor tiles that have asbestos in them. It can be removed or the other option is to cover it up. If you choose to remove the asbestos tiles then it is important to follow all safety procedures in terms of removing and...

Abatement

Procedures for abatement depends on where it is located, the amount and the type.  It is usually divided into categories: low, moderate or high risk…according to the amount of airborne asbestos fibers. Each category follows the same...

Inspection & Testing

Inspectors can inspect your home, building, assess the conditions, test the samples of any materials suspected of having asbestos, and give you advice on what steps you need to correct the problem.  If he or she determines that there is a need for removal , then the...

Removal Of Asbestos

The removal of asbestos or any toxic material is a time consuming but necessary procedure that needs to take place. Having experts test for and remove and abate your asbestos is the most logical step to take. Removal During the removal procedure all...