Stockport Asbestos Roof Removal
Asbestos Removal Manchester Ltd. is one of the leading experts in asbestos removal in Manchester. One of the most common services that we are requested to perform is the removal of roofs containing or made of asbestos. Working across Greater Manchester and Lancashire, our team of experts will be happy to come and take care of your asbestos roof removal requirements. Contact us today to request a custom quote and our technicians will walk you through our wide range of services.
Is there asbestos in your roof?
Asbestos has fantastic thermal qualities and it is fire-retardant. These are the qualities that made asbestos extensively used in insulation and roofing throughout the 20th-century. One of the most commonly used roofing products is cement sheets and you will find a large amount of asbestos in these sheets. The problem with these sheets occurs when they begin to deteriorate with age and turn brittle. As a result, it creates a much greater risk of the mineral fibres becoming loose, exposed and airborne. The type of asbestos that is generally used in cement roofing sheets is chrysotile or white asbestos and the removal of these sheets can be done without seeking permission from HSE or the local authority.
Even if the cement roofing sheets have not weathered, their constant exposure to elements like, UV rays, moisture, acid rain and frost enhance their risk of degradation. This leaves large areas of asbestos unprotected and if it is not removed properly, it can become a serious risk to your health. If you accidentally breathe the fibres, they will enter your lungs and can cause cancer.
Unfortunately, many commercial and residential buildings that were built before 1999 contain asbestos either within the cement or in the form of panels. As a layman, it will be impossible for you to tell whether your roof contains asbestos simply by observing your roof. Moreover, you are advised against disturbing the asbestos-containing materials without the presence of licensed professionals.
If you are planning to replace your roof, hire our asbestos surveyors and leverage our asbestos removal service. We will assess your roof to identify asbestos and accordingly craft a removal plan that will cause minimal inconvenience to you.
How do we work?
At Asbestos Removal Manchester Ltd., we specialise in roof removal and make sure that your building is safe and free of asbestos. The process of asbestos removal is fairly straightforward. Our team of experts dampen the asbestos panels and then carefully remove them as whole sheets. We double-wrap the corrugated sheets and seal them using heavy-gauge polythene covering before placing them into a hazardous waste skip. Our technicians are highly experienced and trained in all forms of asbestos roof removal.
Contact us, today!
Whether you have questions regarding our asbestos roof removal service or you want your roof to be removed as quickly as possible, call Asbestos Removal Manchester Ltd. Our friendly team will provide you with turnkey asbestos roof removal solutions at the best prices.
Stockport is a large town in Greater Manchester, England, 7 miles (11 km) south-east of Manchester city centre, where the River Goyt and Tame merge to create the River Mersey. It is the largest town in the metropolitan borough of the same name.
Most of the town is within the boundaries of the historic county of Cheshire, with the area north of the Mersey in the historic county of Lancashire. Stockport in the 16th century was a small town entirely on the south bank of the Mersey, known for the cultivation of hemp and manufacture of rope. In the 18th century, it had one of the first mechanised silk factories in the British Isles. Stockport’s predominant industries of the 19th century were the cotton and allied industries. It was also at the centre of the country’s hatting industry, which by 1884 was exporting more than six million hats a year; the last hat works in Stockport closed in 1997.
Dominating the western approaches to the town is Stockport Viaduct. Built in 1840, its 27 brick arches carry the mainline railways from Manchester to Birmingham and London over the River Mersey.