Asbestos Ceilings Removal

Was your house built in the 1980s? Your ceiling might have been contaminated with asbestos the whole time without you knowing. It is best to get it checked or have the asbestos-containing material (ACM) removed.

Asbestos Ceiling Removal in Perth

Ceilings made of asbestos were common in Australia in the 1950s up until 1980s. It was used mainly for fireproofing, soundproofing and for its heat resistance properties. Asbestos ceilings can prevent a fire from spreading through the ceiling. This can be found in bathrooms, laundries, and garages where fire may start unattended.

If you need assistance in asbestos ceiling tile removal, speak to us! Save your family from asbestos-related diseases. Now is the time to go for an asbestos check and removal.

What Are Popcorn Ceiling?

Popcorn ceiling or vermiculite ceiling is a spray on textured ceiling finish which resembles popcorn or cottage cheese. However, the use of popcorn ceiling in houses fell out when the effects of asbestos were discovered in 1980. (Asbestos is a common ingredient in vermiculite) Popcorn ceiling typically contains 10 to 15% asbestos.

With JC Asbestos Removal, you can have your vermiculite ceiling removed and disposed of at $45 to $75 per square metre depending on the scaffolding height, the ceiling access and the volume of asbestos that should be removed.

Popcorn ceilings are made of different building materials such as styrofoam, cardboard based materials and vermiculite, which is a natural mineral but often contains asbestos. Asbestos removal in popcorn ceilings needs extreme caution. It can cause lung diseases once the asbestos fibers are released and breathed in. A licensed removalist can help you in the removal of asbestos-contaminated ceiling.

Do not administer the removal of asbestos in your ceiling if you do not have proper equipment and knowledge!

Popcorn ceilings are categorized as friable asbestos which means that they can easily be crushed and pulverized. It can easily release toxic dust at the slightest disturbance. That is the main reason why a licensed removalist is needed when removing the asbestos contained materials. The ceiling will not be a danger to your health as long as it is left undisturbed and undamaged. On the other hand, you should still have it removed professionally to avoid asbestos exposure.

Some of the methods for asbestos ceiling removal that we have been using are encapsulation and removal. With encapsulation, we will cover the asbestos ceiling with new ceiling panels or vinyl paints. As for removal, we can offer to get rid of the asbestos ceiling fully. With these methods, we are confident that the removal of asbestos ceilings and popcorn ceilings will be a success. Also, note that insurance policies do not cover careless asbestos removal. If these circumstances occur, this can lead you to pay a high amount for asbestos abatement on top of health risks.

For quotations regarding asbestos popcorn ceiling removal cost and asbestos ceiling tile removal, reach out to us!

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