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Do You Have Asbestos in Your Floor?

Do You Have Asbestos in Your Floor?

The vinyl floor tiles of your kitchen have seen it all, from plates dropped and cracked on the ground to pasta sauce spillage that rivalled a Hollywood crime scene. However, have you or a previous owner ever sanded, buffed, water-blasted, or subjected your kitchen...

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Friable vs. Non-Friable Asbestos — What’s the Difference?

Friable vs. Non-Friable Asbestos — What’s the Difference?

A popular proverb states, “When you know better, you do better.” Unfortunately, homebuilders from the 1940s to the 1980s did not know better as they packed toxic friable asbestos into building materials such as insulation and the roofs of homes. Asbestos is a silent...

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How Much Does Asbestos Removal Cost?

How Much Does Asbestos Removal Cost?

At Asbestos Watch Brisbane, the cost of asbestos removal is $50-80 per square metre. Removal costs of asbestos depend on many varying factors, such as the type, amount, and condition of the asbestos. Asbestos fibres are a group of natural minerals that many...

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Got an Asbestos Roof? What Are the Risks?

Got an Asbestos Roof? What Are the Risks?

Many construction companies in Australia used asbestos to roof houses up until the 1980s. Unfortunately, this material will disintegrate from sun exposure and harsh weather conditions—and the issues that creates are more than cosmetic. As the roof deteriorates,...

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Fibro and Asbestos – Your Questions Answered

Fibro and Asbestos – Your Questions Answered

What is Fibro Sheeting?Fibro sheeting, also known as fibrous cement sheeting or fibro, is a common building material composed of thin sheets of cement and a fibrous material used to reinforce them. Asbestos was the most commonly used reinforcement material beginning...

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