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What You Need To Know About Asbestos Testing and Inspection

Recent news articles on the Indiana fires that have taken place at huge commercial facilities remind us of the dangers present to the community when there are unknown particles flying through the air. Buildings constructed before 1980 were probably built with materials containing asbestos. Even without a fire, a home owner should be aware of …

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Health Risks Associated with Asbestos Exposure

It’s hard to believe that asbestos was once hailed as the modern solution to so many industrial challenges. The benefits were compelling and as a naturally occurring mineral, the resource was plentiful both in the U.S. and abroad. For example, its fire-resistant capabilities led to prolific use in various forms of insulation and automotive applications. …

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Choosing Your Asbestos Contractor

Paragon Environmental is an experienced asbestos abatement company located in the Denver area. We are a professional company, founded by an environmental engineer. In the case of asbestos, timely remediation is important. We recognize the urgency of our customers and help them quickly get back into their homes. Why would asbestos be present? Asbestos can …

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What Happens When Asbestos Is Discovered?

If asbestos is suspected, Paragon Environmental will have that area tested before removing any materials. Demolition proceeds only after all materials are tested. This is the standard required by law in the state of Colorado. Colorado Regulation 8 is explained more thoroughly on the following page. Here is the link to the Colorado law. If …

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Asbestos Spills: What You Should Know

Asbestos spills can affect everyone involved in a building project, including homeowners, business owners, building owners, and contractors. Of primary concern is the threat to human health caused by the release of asbestos fibers into the air. Once these fibers are inhaled or ingested, they can become lodged inside the lungs or abdominal cavity, where …

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Facts About Asbestos Exposure: Statistics, Production and Disease

Although asbestos mining and production in the United States has significantly dropped since the 1980s, asbestos exposure continues to raise concerns. For example, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) was recently dispatched to Ansonia, Connecticut where they investigated reports of contamination in the Naugatuck River. As part of their investigation, a nearby building …

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What is Asbestos? Are You Exposed To Asbestos in the Denver Area?

Asbestos dominated American manufacturing for over half of the 20th century. It was used across nearly all industries, including the construction of homes, offices, schools, ships, roadways, and more. Its tensile strength, heat-resistance, and insulative properties suggested that it could propel us to new technological and economical heights. However, by the 1970s it was clear …

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Asbestos Exposure and Popcorn Ceilings

Let’s take a little trip back to the 70s. What might the well-appointed family room look like in the 1970s? The walls would be painted or wallpapered, likely with trendy tones of gold, orange, and avocado green. Seating would include a hip rattan hanging chair flanked by rattan side tables and rattan shelves (basically, rattan …

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Questions About Asbestos Exposure

Despite widespread bans and heavy federal, state, and local regulations concerning its use, asbestos is still making the headlines today. For example, a public library in Normal, Illinois is currently studying options to deal with asbestos in an older section of their building. Asbestos in older structures, known as “legacy asbestos”, continues to haunt homeowners …

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