Demolition of Commercial Buildings and Asbestos Exposure

By |2019-03-04T20:22:46+00:00March 4th, 2019|Asbestos Information, Service Info|

Older commercial buildings have been in the news recently and not for a good reason. As commercial buildings become older, they are being demolished to make room for bigger and better buildings. While this is not a problem, the end result of the demolition can cause major health problems. Asbestos is all over the news, [...]

Are There Safe Amounts of Asbestos Exposure?

By |2019-02-11T21:21:37+00:00February 11th, 2019|Asbestos Information|

Asbestos is a harmful fiber that can cause major illnesses. Any exposure to asbestos is enough to cause devastating medical problems. Colorado Hazardous Environmental is here to ensure you understand the hazards of asbestos, the illnesses it may cause, and how to prevent exposure. Asbestos cannot be seen as it is combined with other materials [...]

Asbestos Removal and Your Home

By |2019-01-31T22:33:58+00:00January 4th, 2019|Asbestos Information|

Asbestos is a hazardous material, this much you probably know. It can cause Mesothelioma. However, did you know that you need special licenses to remove and dispose of this specific mineral fiber? Disposing of asbestos without the proper licensing is illegal. Asbestos removal is a major job that should only be completed by a knowledgeable [...]

Asbestos, Your Basement, and Attic

By |2018-12-19T17:56:48+00:00December 19th, 2018|Asbestos Information|

Asbestos is known for its ability to go undetected. We cannot see the small fiber and symptoms take decades to show themselves, so it is hard to tell if your home contains this hazardous mineral. It is also almost impossible to know if you have been exposed until it is too late. Specialized testing should [...]

Should Asbestos Ever Not Be Removed?

By |2018-11-16T23:25:47+00:00November 16th, 2018|Asbestos Information, Household Tips|

Asbestos is all over the news and has become a major talking point. Colorado Hazardous Environmental gets asked a lot of questions about asbestos, but one of the main ones is this. Is it okay to leave the asbestos that is inside my home or business? You should always have asbestos removed from the property. [...]

Commercial Buildings and Asbestos

By |2018-10-17T18:42:47+00:00October 17th, 2018|Asbestos Information, Hazardous Materials Info, Service Info|

Commercial buildings and asbestos-containing materials go hand in hand. Most older commercial buildings contain the substance. Asbestos has been used since the beginning of time, as it is a naturally occurring fiber. People found how strong and fire resistant it was, and have used it ever since. Some newer commercial buildings still contain fibers. Asbestos [...]

Asbestos Home Testing – The Importance

By |2018-08-02T19:30:09+00:00July 26th, 2018|Asbestos Information, Hazardous Materials Info, Household Tips, Service Info|

Asbestos testing isn’t new, testing for asbestos has been around for a while. Until recently, asbestos wasn’t considered to be a major problem. Now that people are becoming sick from asbestos-related illnesses, you are seeing more information in the media about this hazardous substance. Fibers composed of this mineral were used in many construction materials [...]

Asbestos Exposure – What You Need to Know!

By |2018-07-13T21:30:31+00:00July 13th, 2018|Asbestos Information|

Asbestos is known for how dangerous it is. However, for many decades it was used as a miracle fiber for construction materials throughout the United States. It wasn’t until recently, asbestos was discovered to be very hazardous to your health. Asbestos exposure is a real concern. Once ingested, asbestos fibers will lie dormant for years [...]

Construction Materials and Asbestos

By |2018-07-06T20:06:27+00:00June 28th, 2018|Asbestos Information|

Asbestos-containing materials are still in some construction materials used in the United States. Asbestos-containing materials aren’t as widespread as they were decades ago, but they do still exist. The mineral is still hazardous to your health and can cause cancer and death. Colorado Hazardous Environmental has some information to keep you and your family safe. [...]