Lead paint can be serious risk to your health. It was used extensively before the 1980’s. It can be hidden under old coatings and if paint is removed by sanding, blow torches or heat guns set to above 500°C, releases dust particles and fumes that are extremely dangerous to health.
Grove Environmental Solutions provide a complete lead removal service. In many cases and because the control conditions are similar, lead removal works can be carried out in tandem with asbestos removal works thus removing a secondary hazard from your workplace or home in the most efficient manner. Call us for more advice.
Industrial Roofing & Cladding
Grove Environmental Solutions specialise in the overhaul of ageing asbestos roofs.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is asbestos?
Asbestos is the name for a group of natural occurring mineral fibres which are strong and both heat and chemically resistant. Due to these properties, asbestos was commonly used in the past as insulation and fire proofing.
What is the risk from asbestos?
The risk associated with exposure to asbestos relates to the possibility that the fibres within the asbestos containing material (ACM) can become released into the air and are then inhaled.
Is asbestos banned?
It is now prohibited to use, re-use, sell or supply asbestos or asbestos containing materials or products. However products or materials containing asbestos, which were already installed or in service prior to the prohibition.