building asbestos testing
Building asbestos inspection
Asbestos inspection or testing involves the scanning of building for probability of asbestos. Asbestos in naturally formed material found in construction material prior to 2003. It get released in air and become inhalation health hazard. Asbestos inspection can have different scope depending upon the requirement.
How Asbestos testing Benefits
The basic benefits of a Asbestos report are:
- It provides detailed information about the presence of asbestos in the property.
- Using the testing report you can negotiate better price with seller.
- acquiring specialist advice about Asbestos problems in the property and how they will affect over time.
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How to choose Asbestos Inspector
Always use a suitably qualified person such as a licensed Asbestos Inspector with proper qualification, license and insurance to provide a professional Inspection report of the property. These professions should see through any cosmetic improvements covering up faults that might otherwise be missed by an untrained eye.
A professional person will ensure that the format and content of the report complies with the relevant Australian Standard.
Please ensure that the Asbestos inspection professional you choose has adequate insurance cover, particularly for professional indemnity. For more information on choosing Asbestos Inspector please Fair Trading Website
Building Inspection Council can help you to find qualified, experienced and licensed Asbestos professional for your property. As a not-for profit organisation, we do not compromise on anything when choosing Asbestos inspector for you.
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What is included in the Asbestos testing inspection
The inspector should check all accessible parts of the property. These include
- interior of the building
- exterior of the building
- roof space
- under-floor space
- roof exterior
Most probable Asbestos Containing areas in a building
More than 30% houses contain asbestos in Australia. If a building is constructed before 1990, there are high chances of presence of asbestos. Asbestos can be found in following area of your building:
- roofing and gutters
- gables and eaves
- vinyl, carpet and tile underlay
- Lining behind wall tiles
- imitation brick cladding
- splashbacks in wet areas
- telecommunications pits
- some window putty
- expansion joints
- packing under beams
- concrete formwork
Asbestos testing inspection cost guidance
Number of Rooms
Who should Get a Asbestos testing inspection
Real Estate Agent