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July 19 2021

What exactly is asbestos?

Many people have heard stories about distinguishing asbestos and the dangers it presents. But so few people understand what exactly asbestos is. To help you understand what asbestos is, and why you need to know if your property has asbestos, we’re going to look at this material, its properties, and its potential risks.  What is

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June 7 2021

How to know if your home has asbestos?

Asbestos is a concern for home/property owners of all types of building; from older residential homes to factories, storage buildings, and commercial spaces, knowing what to do if you suspect you have asbestos is key to your safety. First, and foremost, we recommend that you always consult a professional asbestos removal expert such as ourselves.

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February 18 2021

What are the Properties of Asbestos

Asbestos is a material that has been used in the construction and automotive industry for decades. The name asbestos comes from the ancient Greek word meaning “inextinguishable, unquenchable or inconsumable’ and these traits have been revered going back as far as 400BC. These traits are what made the substance so popular in construction as it

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December 8 2020

Asbestos regulations for your commercial property

Asbestos is responsible for around 2,500 deaths a year in the UK alone. Older buildings and buildings in poor states of repair are the most at risk to this invisible danger. If you own, lease, or even manage a commercial property it’s important to understand the requirements of asbestos regulation and who is responsible for

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October 30 2020

Complete Asbestos Risk Assessment

Midlands Asbestos Solutions (MAS) are leaders in asbestos surveying, removal, encapsulation, waste removal, asbestos risk assessment, and testing among many other services. Working with asbestos requires strict adherence to safety and procedure. At MAS we are committed to identifying risks, deciding on a plan of action, implementing our action plan, and reviewing all work completed. 

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August 12 2020

A Guide to Asbestos Pipe Lagging Removal

Midlands Asbestos Solutions Ltd (MAS) have been at the forefront of asbestos removal and management for over 30 years. In that time, we have worked on all sorts of projects from removing asbestos floor tiles and insulation to asbestos pipe lagging removal. But what is asbestos pipe lagging removal? We’re here to tell you everything

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July 10 2020

How long can Asbestos stay in the air?

Asbestos has a dangerous reputation and for good reason, when disturbed, asbestos fibres break loose and are released into the air. These fibres are tiny and invisible to the naked eye, roughly 10x smaller than the width of a human hair. Breakaway asbestos fibres can then be inhaled and cause damage to your respiratory system. 

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May 12 2020

Do House Surveys Protect You from Asbestos?

House surveys are part of every house sale. Whether you’re buying a new build or a quaint country cottage, inspecting your property before you complete the deal is a must. House surveys vary in cost and detail with budget options covering the bare minimum while in-depth surveys look into the lifespan of walls, roofs and

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May 5 2020

Everything You Need to Know about Testing for Asbestos

Managing asbestos and removing it is a specialised job that requires professional methods and safety practices. Asbestos has been used in the building industry for decades and was renowned for its fire resistance and low cost. However, asbestos has since been discovered to cause a range of ailments and diseases and is responsible for around

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