November 6 2019

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 questions is simple.

It all depends on the condition that the asbestos material is in.

Asbestos Garage - Front

Think of it this way, if you had a piece of wood which looked structurally fine, not weathered, not rotting, not deteriorating, would you replace it? The answer is probably no, because it’s in a good condition and it’s still doing the job.

With asbestos cement on garages (both on the garage roof and the garage walls), this is the same situation. The asbestos cement will be fine left in situ, if it’s in a good condition and isn’t damaged, cracked, seriously weathered or looking structurally unsafe.

When you should consider removal

Asbestos cement is extremely hard wearing and can last for years, but there are circumstances where you may wish to have it removed, for example they can be an eyesore, you want something more modern and that will last for a longer period of time or you’re just concerned about the safety of it.

Asbestos Garage - Rear

We at Midlands Asbestos Solutions offer a full garage removal solution to be with you every step of the way.

We safely dismantle and remove either the whole garage if it’s all asbestos cement, or just the roof if the structure is made from another material apart from asbestos such as breeze-blocks, bricks or all timber or metal.

The most common size of an average, standard single garage is approximately 2.5m x 5m (8ft x 16ft) but obviously these can vary by the builder who erected the structure.

Should you wish to receive a quotation or if you have any questions about your asbestos garage or asbestos garage roof, then get in touch with us today to see how we can help you on 0115 932 6521 or enquiries@midlandsasbestossolutions.co.uk