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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. We at Midlands Asbestos Solutions, as a full member of the association, back the recent change as it shows the commitment from both ARCA and

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November 6 2019

Are asbestos garages safe?

One of the most common questions we at Midlands Asbestos Solutions get asked is “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 the question is simple, it all depends on the

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September 17 2019

Jay’s back from “Down Under”

Adventure 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

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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

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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July 6 2018

Nuffield Hospital

Removal of Asbestos Insulation   Midlands Asbestos Solutions Ltd recently completed a large store room clearance at Nuffield Oxford Hospital. The rooms involved had been subject to a previous asbestos removal project some years ago, but this was not carried out to a suitable standard at the time. Midlands Asbestos Solutions arranged a site visit

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July 6 2018

Local Hospital

Removal of Asbestos Cement window panels in preparation for new windows   Midlands Asbestos Solutions Ltd have completed a large Asbestos Removal projects for a local hospital in the East Midlands. The project involved removing Chrysotile Asbestos Cement from external window panels to a single elevation across 6 floors of the hospital building. This meant

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