Non-friable asbestos removal

Professional non-friable asbestos removal from your residential or commercial buildings

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Asbestos Cement Removal

Cement containing asbestos is predominantly found in corrugated roofing on sheds, garages, and farms, as well as cement flues for boiler systems. It can also be found on sewer pipes where asbestos was added to strengthen the piping. Asbestos cement removal must be carried out safely and those removing it must wear the correct protective workwear. PRO Environmental Services is qualified to complete both friable and non-friable asbestos removal works.

We have completed asbestos cement removal from homes and businesses throughout the country, including garage and shed roofs, drainage and water tanks. We always begin with asbestos testing before starting work to ensure we use the correct equipment and workwear for the safety of both our team and any members of the public. We have never and will never compromise on safety.

Important note – sometimes removal technique can change the approach from non-friable to friable. Read more here.

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Asbestos is extremely hard to detect and it is vital that its removal is left to the experts. PRO Environmental Services provides a fast turnaround with our 24/7 emergency call-out service so any project you have underway when the presence of asbestos is suspected does not need to be delayed.

As well as this 24/7 emergency service for time-sensitive projects, our team offers asbestos testing, asbestos removal, and asbestos disposal. Take a moment to explore our testimonials page to see just some of the reviews from previous customers. 

Contact the team today to find out more about our asbestos cement removal service, and be sure to get in touch if you suspect there may be asbestos present on your property.

Asbestos Roof Tile Removal

As with all areas of asbestos works, asbestos roof tiles/slates and non-friable asbestos removal need to be undertaken safely and securely by qualified professionals.

Not all builders and roofers are aware of which tiles and slates could potentially contain asbestos, unless they have had Asbestos Awareness Training. We therefore highly recommend doing an Asbestos Survey and Bulk Sampling Analysis before work begins to ensure the safety of everyone on site.

It is always better to be safe than sorry and your asbestos roof tile removal is no exception.

At PRO Environmental Services, we can test a small sample of the area whilst wearing the correct protective wear, such as suit, masks and boots. Once we have the results, which can take up to five working days, we can recommend if your roof tiles need to be removed and disposed of by trained asbestos professionals.

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When your asbestos roof tiles and slates have been removed professionally, you can fit your new roof tiles knowing that no one’s safety and health is at risk.

Are you considering having roofing work done and want to be sure that your current roof tiles are asbestos-free? Contact us today and we can arrange to test a sample before work begins.

Roofers and builders who are unsure about the potential for asbestos in tiles and slate on a job can also contact PRO Environmental Services for testing and safe removal. 

Asbestos Floor Tile Removal

As with all asbestos containing materials, asbestos floor tiles are not considered harmful unless you decide to remove them, or if they start to break and crumble. Breakages and renovations mean that the tiles become dangerous as they can release dust or fibres into the air which can then be inhaled. 

It is always recommended that you use a professional asbestos removal company rather than attempting to remove the floor tiles yourself tod keep you and your family safe. PRO Environmental Services provides asbestos testing to confirm if asbestos is present in your floor tiles by removing small section and sending it away for analysis. If asbestos is present, we can then begin the process of removing the asbestos floor tiles safely.

PRO Environmental Services carry out asbestos floor tile removal in homes, businesses and schools throughout Wellington, Kapiti Coast, Wairarapa, and across the country.

As with all our asbestos removal work, we always wear the correct workwear and use the correct equipment to ensure asbestos materials are removed safely. We conform to the WorkSafe NZ guidelines during testing,removal, transportation and disposal, because safety is paramount to us and we never cut corners.

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PRO Environmental Services provides a wide range of asbestos services for which we are fully trained and able to carry out safely. Our 24-hour call out service provides fast identification and removal for urgent jobs and minimal delays, and our testimonials page offers a number of shining reviews from happy customers. 

Contact the PRO Environmental Services team today to see how we can help you with your asbestos floor tile removal and keep yourself and your family safe.

Asbestos Textured Coating Removal

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When you are renovating your home or carrying out a development project, asbestos can be found in various forms in a wide variety of places throughout the building. Expert Asbestos textured coating removal (plaster & artex) is vital to keep your family and employees safe from harm.

The PRO Environmental Services team is fully trained for non-friable asbestos removal and dispose of your asbestos-containing plaster, as well as other materials and unexpected items in inconvenient places where asbestos may be hiding.

We offer expert asbestos removal in Wellington and around New Zealand, and we guarantee that it will be disposed of in accordance with the guidelines and regulations set by the WorkSafe NZ. 

We have completed asbestos plaster and paint removal throughout the country in homes, businesses, warehouses and on redevelopments. Our 24/7 emergency call out service also ensures that your project is not delayed should you suspect that there is asbestos present. Simply call the team and we will get the process started of removing it safely as soon as possible, all without putting your team at risk.

PRO Environmental Services provides both friable and non-friable asbestos removal works. We first test the asbestos to determine which type it is, then prepare and execute removal safely in accordance with regulations.

Contact our team today to find out more about the services we offer, our process of removing asbestos plaster, and how we safely test, remove and dispose of any asbestos in your property.

Asbestos Flue Removal

PRO Environmental Services often completes asbestos flue removal jobs as many contractors will not carry out other works in your home while the asbestos flue is present.

When it comes to asbestos, the flues generally contain white asbestos which was commonly used in the building trade in the 1970s. It is one of the lower risk asbestos types, but is still dangerous should the flue be damaged or cracked, therefore releasing the asbestos fibres into the air.

Whether you are dealing with low-risk or high-risk asbestos, it is still imperative that it is removed and disposed of safely, with anyone working on its removal wearing the correct protective workwear and using the right equipment.

PRO Environmental Services is qualified to remove both friable and non-friable asbestos, and takes care to do so as per WorkSafe regulations. We offer asbestos testing, removal, and disposal, as well as 24/7 emergency services for urgent works. 

See our testimonial page to read feedback from some of our happy customers, and contact the team today to learn more about our asbestos flue removal services. 

Heating Panels Removal

One of the most beneficial properties of asbestos was its thermal capabilities. It offered insulation for heating cabinets and around piping, so was often used in older heating panels. 

Today, modern panel heaters are made without asbestos, but if you have old heating panels in your home from before the 1990s, you might need to get it tested for asbestos. 

Should your property test positive for asbestos, PRO Environmental Services offers expert heating panel removal across the Wellington region and upper South Island. Our experienced team can safely remove panel heaters with asbestos containing materials, so you can replace your heating system with something safer and more modern.  

Electrical Boards Removal

For decades, asbestos was used in electrical boards across New Zealand as an electrical insulator. That’s why almost any switchboard that was installed prior to 2004 will potentially have asbestos in them, but older models (those installed prior to 1990s) are very likely to contain asbestos.

Electrical boards are also one of the few areas where you might be able to spot asbestos yourself. These boards are often black or dark brown, and might have holes that show white asbestos fibres poking out. You can also check for the brand name on the back of your switchboard, including Miscolite, Ausbestos, Zelemie, and Lebah. These were all common brands that used asbestos in their products.

When it comes to asbestos in electrical boards, health risks tend to arise if you’re making any alterations to the panel. For example, electricians will not work on older panels without certification that they have been tested for asbestos-containing materials, and had those materials professionally removed. 

Whether you’re looking to replace your older electrical board or make adjustments, PRO Environmental Services can quickly and safely remove any asbestos containing materials, so you can move ahead with your project with peace of mind. 

Bitumen Glue Removal

Bitumen glue, also known as bitumen adhesive, is used in various applications. These includes laminates, veneer boards, edging strips, linoleum, bitumen fibre boards, and much more. 

Prior to learning about the dangers of asbestos, bitumen glue often incorporated asbestos for its fireproofing properties. As a result, it can often be found in all sorts of places around commercial and residential properties in New Zealand. 

If you’re planning a renovation or demolition on an older home, you will need to begin by getting an asbestos test to check for its presence. Should you find it, give our friendly team a call so we can professionally remove the asbestos-containing materials and give the property the all-clear to move ahead with work. 

Render Coating Removal

Render coating is when exterior walls are covered in a layer of cement to make them either smooth or textured, depending on the desired effect. The addition of asbestos used to be used to improve insulation and prevent torsion in case of a fire. 

Today, many property owners are finding that they have to have asbestos render coating removed. This might be if older exterior walls are starting to show signs of wear (which can indicate the asbestos becoming friable), if the wall has been damaged, or if the owner plans a renovation or demolition.   

Contact us for a free quote for render coating removal today. 

Asbestos Roof Removal

Asbestos roof removal is vital so you can ensure that your family and workforce are kept safe from the dangerous effects of asbestos. Asbestos roof sheets become dangerous when the sheets begin to deteriorate, exposing the asbestos fibres.

PRO Environmental Services can keep this potentially deadly problem at bayby removing your asbestos roof safely and in keeping with the guidelines recommended by the WorkSafe NZ. Our team is highly trained in asbestos testing, removing all forms of asbestos,  and disposing of it safely and securely. 

Asbestos is very hard to detect so it is best left to the experts to check and deal with. We are dedicated to providing a quick turnaround on removal, collection, and disposal without compromising on any safety issues for you or our team. If you think you may have asbestos in your home or business premises, contact us today to see how PRO Environmental Services can help. We provide our asbestos services throughout the Wellington region to developers, businesses, and homes.

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