The Goldfields has a long history with asbestos as it was a very versatile product to use in our extreme climate.
Kalgoorlie Salvage & Demolition have seen many instances recently where asbestos has NOT been identified correctly. In these instances clients have proceeded to renovate what was presumed to be a safe area, only to discover areas contained with asbestos. This has resulted in one such client spending tens of thousands of dollars to correctly clean up the contaminated site.
1 in 3 Australian homes and workplaces contain some form of asbestos.
As a general guide if your home or business was built or renovated:
- Before or mid 1980’s – It is very Likely to contain asbestos materials
- Mid 1980’s – 1990 – It is likely to contain asbestos materials
- After 1990 – It is unlikely to contain asbestos materials
The following photos all contain asbestos.
Kalgoorlie Demolition Can perform the following:
Call Kalgoorlie Salvage & Demolition for any questions you have on asbestos (08) 9021 5899.