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Asbestos Roofing Repairs

Asbestos Roofing Removal Edinburgh

A decade back, people preferred to have asbestos roof tiles in their homes across Edinburgh. But as now we know much about the extreme dangers of asbestos roofing and asbestos fiber, there is an inherent need to remove them.

In Edinburgh, it is common to see asbestos roof tiles and slates. With Edinburgh roofing company Ronald G Graham Roofing and Building Ltd, you will get a specialized roofing services Edinburgh to remove the asbestos roof safely in both the residential as well as commercial properties in and around Edinburgh.


What are the dangers caused by asbestos roof tiles or slates?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that is resistant to degradation by chemicals as well as thermal energy. They also have the feature of electricity and fire resistance and have strong fibers that can be woven or bound.

Asbestos was used thousands of years back in clothing, candle wicks, pottery, and many more. But this mineral came into the limelight only after its use started in the construction industry as a lightweight alternative and it became common in every home across Edinburgh.

Many people passed away from the serious and fatal impact of Asbestos.

Following are the fatal and serious health conditions that might occur due to the asbestos roofing tiles:


Mesothelioma: Cancer of linings of the lungs.

Asbestosis: Deposition of asbestos that results in scarring of the lungs.

Pleural thickening: Swelling and thickening of the lining of the lung.


The problem with the Asbestos roof

In general, when the asbestos tiles are intact, they cause no health hazard to humans. But as soon as the tiles erode and the asbestos fiber gets exposed, it causes the above health hazards. Also, the sheets of asbestos are fragile and get easily cracked thus pose more health disasters.

With asbestos tiles roof, you will need to call for the experts in order to get a simple roof repair. The only specialist should undertake the repair process of asbestos tiles roof as there is a need for the training in order to protect themselves from the airborne release of harmful fiber.

In the case where you have asbestos roof tiles on your home but they are in intact condition, then there is no need to replace them. But in the case when you are unsure of the state of tiles in your home, then we recommend you to call for roofing contractors Edinburgh Ronald Graham Roofing and Building Ltd experts. We will provide you the current report regarding the state of tiles in your home.

In the case when your roof asbestos tiles get damaged, then our company’s expert will survey the roof either using the traditional ladders or through advanced aerial drones and will report you the required repair. Also, we will remove only the asbestos tiles that are damaged and in condition to harm human health and will replace them with some non-asbestos safer tiles.


Services for asbestos removal:

  • Asbestos removal for garages
  • Commercial and Industrial Asbestos removal
  • Asbestos roof removal
  • Asbestos surveys and testing

If you want to get more information, feel free to contact us.

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