How Much Does it Cost to Remove Asbestos?

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Our average asbestos removal prices

15 sqm             Garage asbestos cement roof only                                                 £750 + VAT
15 sqm Whole asbestos garage removal £2100 + VAT
15 sqm Cement garage ceiling £950 + VAT
15 sqm AIB (insulation board) garage ceiling £2500 + VAT
15 sqm Cement soffits £850 + VAT
15 sqm AIB soffits £2500 + VAT
10 sqm Textured coating ceiling £1050 + VAT
50 sqm Textured coating ceiling £3700 + VAT

Understanding the importance of having asbestos removed may put the cost in a different perspective. Of course, budget is always a concern but it should never take precedence over your health. The fact is that asbestos removal is a closely regulated activity that requires special training, special equipment and special certifications and licenses. There is quite a bit of work involved in removing asbestos safely. Safe removal is key. Asbestos is a lot less dangerous when it is not being moved. The asbestos flakes into microscopic pieces which can infiltrate your air and get in your lungs. It has been linked to a fatal lung cancer called mesothelioma.

Asbestos Removal Process

The cost of asbestos removal is relative to the type of  product present. There are two main categories when it comes to asbestos products: Licensed (highly fibrous) and Non-Licensed (well bonded and relatively low asbestos content).

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In some cases depending on where the asbestos is and how much is present the steps can be greatly exaggerated and time-consuming. To remove asbestos the right way there is a lot of work involved in the process but it is work that will ensure your safety and that of the rest of the occupants of the property.

Is Asbestos Removal Necessary?

In some instances, especially if asbestos is in good condition, it can be left in-situ and monitored for any potential deterioration.  However, if you choose to cover up asbestos it will just be there for the next generation to deal with and there is no guarantee that it will never be disturbed.  The most  common and efficient way of dealing with the asbestos issue is therefore arranging to have it removed by a specialist.

Overall Asbestos Removal Costs
All asbestos removal costs are bespoke for each project and are assessed based on the asbestos product - fibres and material, extent, risk, control measures, time and materials required, accessibility and many other factors. Unfortunately, asbestos is not uniform throughout properties and there is no common or average cost. Blue A Ltd carry  oit site visits that enable their project managers to assess all the above factors. These visits are free of charge and no obligation and allow to put together removal plan and asbestos removal cost.