- Member since 1 Nov 2011
- wLocation: Renfrew
- rFeedback score: 2 jobs 100% positive
- >Demolition Contractor
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Hi I have a box room pretty small and has a larg box like thing in it I think it supports the celling going up the stairs is their anyway this could be removed or made smaller as I'm wanting it for my son who is ready for his own room
- Ypaige00 15th Jan, 2012 Demolition & Clearing
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it sounds like a cuboard under the stairwell it is very unlikely iit will be supporting anything. if it has been closed off it is possible a boiler may have beennhere and the area contains asbestos. this is our specialst trade and have found this a usual location for asbestos materials. if you could provide photos or rather i visited to inspect there would be novcharge at all as i supply a free help and advice service on all asbestos related issues. there is no catch but just an understanable and guideance service
- kelly services 17th Jan, 2012
I have an old flue coming out of the bathroom wall, nothing is connected to it now, but buildings survey suggested that it may contain asbestos. Is this usual and can I remove it myself?
- Yjsaiyed 12th May, 2012 Plumbing
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If it is your own property and the flue is asbestos cement you can remove this legally yourself as a licensed contractor is not required to remove cement products containing asbestos just a compentant person. your local council amenities site will dispose as long as you have wrapped in polythene and sealed using tape when take it to them. check hse asbestos website and you will find all the information you need on safe removal and ppe and rpe. feel free to contact me for free advice
- kelly services 15th May, 2012