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If there is asbestos in your home, it will not pose a risk unless it has been damaged or disturbed. Only by drilling or cutting asbestos are potentially harmful fibres released into the atmosphere.
The material is made up of many small fibres, so if asbestos is damaged, fibres or dust can be released into the air. Asbestos in undamaged, good condition is not a hazard.
We ensure that any asbestos work is carried out by contractors with a special licence issued by the Government. Our contractors follow strict regulations to make sure asbestos is safely handled.
Survey priority will be given to those residents whose homes are due for significant building works to take place.
If the survey finds asbestos, there are four options. Depending on the risk, we will:
Remember, if doubt, ask us. Leave it to the experts.