When it comes to replacing an old existing roof, your primary concern is probably going to be what the new roof is going to look like and how much it’s going to cost. This is understandable, as both are two very important factors when hiring a professional roofing company, and so it’s no surprise that most people forget all about the asbestos.

There are some people, however, that are fully aware of the asbestos’ presence, and determine themselves to take care of the issue themselves. Asbestos has to be removed before a new roof can be installed, and some property owners attempt to get rid of it before the professionals come in. This can be a very bad idea, as it’s no secret that asbestos can be very bad for your health.

Health Concerns

By attempting to tackle any asbestos yourself, you’ll be running the risk of inhaling fibres that can prove extremely damaging to your health. Mesothelioma, lung cancer and pleural thickening are just a few examples of how asbestos can be cause for concern. Of course, people that develop these diseases are generally people that have been exposed to asbestos for long periods of time, however you’re bound to be better off letting the experts handle it just in case!

What The Professionals Bring

By bringing in a reliable asbestos removal company, you’ll be ensuring that it’s been removed efficiently. Ultimately, their level of expertise will mean that the asbestos is taken care of in a timely manner, as well as that it’s been completely eradicated. Asbestos is notoriously difficult to identify unless you know what you’re doing, and it can prove to be even harder to then actually get rid of it. Well, a professional company will know exactly how to get rid of any asbestos in your roofing, and will ultimately be able to create a safer environment. Through their access to top of the range equipment and their all-round industry knowledge, asbestos removalists are becoming an absolute necessity.

Here at Valent Roofing, we provide a range of industrial roofing services, and can also remove any asbestos when we are recladding an existing roof. For any further information on the services that we provide, please don’t hesitate to contact our dedicated team.