Asbestos Testing

Asbestos Testing for Residential and Commercial buildings

A commonly used construction material, Asbestos poses a great danger when the Asbestos particles become airborne.  Airborne Asbestos particles become a risk when they are inhaled.   Exposure to Asbestos can lead to mesothelioma and lung cancer.

The most common reason for testing for Asbestos involves a construction project or an aging building.  As Asbestos containing materials are disturbed through construction or demolition, or as they weaken with age, the risk of exposure becomes high.

In Chicago, we most often find Asbestos in:

– Floor tile

– Ceiling Tile

– Popcorn Ceilings

– Pipe Insulation

– HVAC ducts

– Roof Shingles

-Siding

-Attic Insulation

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About Northern Environmental Development Chicago

Northern Environmental Development (NED) has been servicing the Chicago area for over 20 years.  We offer a full spectrum of services that handle sensitive environmental situations, from Asbestos testing and removal, to Mold, lead paint and more.  We take a cautious and thorough approach to removing contaminants from your home and work space, and continually monitor our progress with testing and analysis.  We are a trusted provider – we have made Angie’s List as Super Service Award winner in 2011 and 2012 and we are LEED certified.  To ensure quality, our certified professionals perform all field work in accordance with OSHA, EPA and AHERA protocols.

NED’s staff consists of Illinois Department of Public Health licensed

Air Sampling Professionals

Inspectors

Management Planners

Project Designers

 

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