Asbestos in Floor Register Vents
If you have any asbestos in your home or property, it is important to monitor its condition. Any loose or broken fibers can be detrimental to your health. Undisturbed asbestos fibers are not an immediate harm to your health unless it begins to deteriorate. It is vital that immediate action is taken if any asbestos fibers are broken or loose. Asbestos can be very harmful to your health and respiratory system. By having loose or broken fibers near vent registers, it can allow for it to travel throughout your home.
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Asbestos needs to be removed by a professional only. Asbestos contains very harmful fibers and over exposure has been proven to cause lung cancer. There are procedures and steps regulated to ensure for safe removal and only professionals who have been properly trained should remove asbestos. In order to remove asbestos properly, it would require negative air, seal off and encapsulated sealants (lock-down) as well as numerous chambers to prevent cross contamination and elevated asbestos fibers.
Regular Floor Register Vent Asbestos in Floor Register Vent
As you can see by the pictures above, by pulling the duct slightly away from the floor boards, there is no sign of the plaster looking material. This is a good sign as there is no asbestos wrap there.
Other commons names for asbestos in vent registers are:
- asbestos in floor vents
- asbestos in wall vents
- asbestos in heat vents
- Asbestos in the duct vents
- asbestos around duct work
- asbestos around heat pipes
Providing a safe, asbestos-free home is what we specialize in at Canada's Restoration Services.