Tag Archive: asbestos

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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May 19 2021

Asbestos Removal, Buxton – MAS Ltd Case Study

We received an enquiry from a domestic client for asbestos removal who had recently purchased a property in Buxton, Derbyshire and the property had textured coatings attached to the ceiling in all rooms throughout the property (c. 120m2).  The Brief Textured coatings were widely used in the UK throughout the 70s and 80s with asbestos

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February 25 2021

MAS Ltd Case Study – J Tomlinson, Bilborough

Midlands Asbestos Solutions Ltd (MAS) were contacted by J Tomlinson to assist in the removal of a non-asbestos roof, asbestos sarking felt and contaminated loft insulation to a domestic loft in Bilborough.  J Tomlinson is a company with strong foundations, a highly regarded reputation and a wealth of experience in construction and building solutions. We

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February 23 2021

MAS Ltd Case Study – Elan Removals and Storage, Donisthorpe

Midlands Asbestos Solutions Ltd (MAS) were contacted by Elan Removals in November 2020 to look at a disused building at a storage facility that was going to be demolished to create space for more storage units. We were recommended by our friends at Castle Donnington based asbestos consultancy firm Fourstage Environmental. As industry leaders and

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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 17 2020

How to Identify Asbestos Floor Tiles UK

Asbestos flooring have been used in construction and insulation throughout the 20th century. This bountiful material has a fibrous makeup which is resistant to fire, heat and electricity. It was also popular for sound absorption and was much cheaper than other building materials. However, inhaling asbestos can cause a wide range of deadly conditions and

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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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