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December 17 2019

What is Mesothelioma?

Have you heard of the asbestos related cancer called Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a type of cancer which is developed in the outer surface lining of some of the body’s crucial organs, mainly the lungs (known as Pleural Mesothelioma) but it can also affect the lining of the stomach (known as Peritoneal Mesothelioma), testicles or heart.

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November 7 2019

ARCA announce additional unannounced site visit

ARCA (Asbestos Removal Contractors Association) yesterday made their announcement that they are increasing the number of unannounced site visits for their members from 2 to 3 starting in January 2020. Midlands Asbestos Solutions have full ARCA accreditation We at Midlands Asbestos Solutions, as a full member of the association, back the recent change as it

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November 6 2019

Are asbestos garages safe?

Some of the most common questions we get asked at Midlands Asbestos Solutions are to do with garages. These include Is my asbestos garage safe? Can I leave my asbestos garage standing? I’m looking at buying a new house but it has an asbestos garage, what do I do? The answer to all of these

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September 17 2019

Jay’s back from “Down Under”

After spending 12 months travelling Australia, our previous Office Manager has returned back to the UK to Midlands Asbestos Solutions. Jay has rejoined the company after the sabbatical leave and has taken up a new, exciting position in the company as Business Development Manager, which involves overseeing all aspects of the business and dealing with

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July 12 2019

Top 5 Safe Asbestos Alternatives

Asbestos removal is a task that requires planning and expertise. From assessment to removal there are several steps to ensuring your home or workspace is completely rid of the harmful substance. However, one question which often goes unanswered is once removed what do you put in its place? Your building still needs to be insulated

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June 26 2019

7 Simple Steps to Successful Asbestos Management

Asbestos management isn’t always easy. With asbestos used in every application for decades, finding, managing and removing all threats of asbestos can seem difficult. However, like most jobs, if you break it down into simple steps you’ll find it easier to manage any and all asbestos problems. We’ve put together this list of 7 easy

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May 10 2019

HSE 3 Year License Issued

Here at Midlands Asbestos Solutions we strive to be amongst the elite players within our industry and we are constantly working hard to improve our systems, quality, service delivery and most importantly, our commitment to health and safety. As a fully licensed asbestos removal contractor we are fully licensed by the Health and Safety Executive

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April 25 2019

Types of Asbestos

Our history with asbestos is a complicated one. Hugely popular in the 20th century, asbestos is a silicate mineral used for building and insulation with natural resistance to fire, heat and electricity as well as good sound absorption and a relatively low cost. However, from the 1980s asbestos inhalation was linked to several serious ailments

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April 25 2019

What Are The Different Types Of Asbestos?

Our history with asbestos is a complicated one. Hugely popular in the 20th century, asbestos is a silicate mineral used for building and insulation with natural resistance to fire, heat and electricity as well as good sound absorption and a relatively low cost. However, from the 1980s asbestos inhalation was linked to several serious ailments

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January 31 2019

How Much Does It Cost To Remove Asbestos?

The common perception of asbestos removal is that it’s very expensive but this isn’t always the case. There are various different types of asbestos and combined with other issues such as access etc the removal cost is priced on a job by job basis. We recommend that every site has an asbestos survey undertaken prior

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