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Asbestos cement sheets were a very popular material to use for garages in the 1960’s and 70’s. Asbestos is a very versatile material. It is weatherproof, fire resistant and very tough. For these reasons alone, it was a popular building component. Only later did the dangers relating to asbestos fibres become apparent. Breathing is these fibres can be fatal and nowadays, asbestos is banned from being used in building materials.
However, there are still many garages around from the time when it was popular. If your garage was built a long time ago, it may well have been built using asbestos. If the garage roof needs replaced because it is leaking and not water-tight, then you may be concerned about the cost involved in removing an asbestos garage roof.
Why would it be more expensive to remove an asbestos garage roof compared to one without asbestos? The cost is increased because of the disposing of the asbestos. It needs to be taken to a special disposable centre which deals with asbestos and disposes of it safely. In the central belt of Scotland, this disposable site is found in Glasgow.
It costs about twice as much to dispose of asbestos compared to any other material and that is why the cost is increased in replacing garage roofs with asbestos. To make sure your asbestos garage roof is dealt with properly both for yourself and the environment, get an expert in.
Call me, Paul (Scottish Environmental and protection Agency registered) to deal with your asbestos garage roof quickly, cleanly and professionally. Tel: 07932637646
Paul Mclean has 14 years as an agent for LidgetCompton selling and building garages. Now offering a garage roof replacement service.