Asbestos is a group of minerals with long thin fibrous crystals. Asbestos is able to withstand heat and is resistant to electricity and chemical damage. Asbestos fibers were often used as fire
retardants in older buildings. Long term exposure to airborne asbestos poses a serious threat to your health when inhaled. Its tiny fibers float in the air and can be inhaled and trapped in the lungs, leading to lung cancer, mesothelioma and other diseases. If you suspect asbestos is present in your home, contact an asbestos consulting and testing service. Asbestos consultants offer inspections and estimates on asbestos removal or construction demolition in extreme cases. Asbestos consulting and testing is a serious task performed by trained professionals who take every consideration as far as safety of inhabitants or employees and abide by OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and EPA asbestos rules and regulations. Asbestos consultants will be able to recommend and plan out the procedure for removal and make sure it is being carried out in the best way possible for a particular site.