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Asbestos Testing and Removal in Chicago


Asbestos was a commonly used building material in the United States throughout most of the 1900’s.  In the 1970’s it was discovered that exposure to Asbestos fibers was linked to cancer, and production of new Asbestos materials was banned in 1978 (however, since the sale of existing Asbestos materials was not banned, houses and buildings built much later may contain Asbestos).

Asbestos is often found in a number of commercial and residential buildings, in a wide variety of products.

In our Asbestos Testing in Chicago, we most often find Asbestos in:

  • Floor tile
  • Ceiling Tile
  • Popcorn Ceilings
  • Piping Insulation
  • HVAC ducts
  • Roof Shingles
  • Siding
  • Attic Insulation
  • Boiler Insulation

When suspect Asbestos is discovered, whether in a home or commercial building, a sample should be taken and tested by a competent lab to determine if the material contains Asbestos.  If it is determined that the sample does contain Asbestos, and that the Asbestos does pose a risk to people, an abatement plan (a plan to remove or prevent exposure) should be created.

Northern Environmental Design (NED) is a trusted partner for your commercial or residential Asbestos project needs.

NED can help you from beginning to end

NED works with your safety as our top priority.

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

Air Sampling Professionals Inspectors Management Planners Project Designers


Asbestos Removal in chicago


Northern Environmental Development (NED) is a trusted expert in asbestos removal and abatement in the Chicago area. Their services include testing for asbestos, removal of asbestos-containing materials, and safe disposal. NED utilizes professional, thorough, and safe methods to handle asbestos-related problems in residential and commercial buildings.

NED’s asbestos removal process involves testing for asbestos, creating an abatement plan, and removing the asbestos-containing materials safely. Their team of licensed asbestos workers follows state-of-the-art methods, including using HEPA-filtered negative pressure enclosures to prevent the spread of asbestos.

It is crucial to have professionals handle asbestos removal due to the potential health hazards associated with exposure to asbestos. Asbestos fibers are impossible to identify without laboratory testing, making it essential to have licensed asbestos removal contractors test your property. NED Chicago has over 30 years of experience in asbestos removal and abatement and provides excellent customer service to ensure clients understand the process and are satisfied with the results.

Asbestos Testing 


If you suspect that your home or commercial building contains asbestos, it’s important to seek professional help from licensed asbestos removal contractors to help keep your family safe.  The first step is to test the materials for possibly asbestos.  At NED Chicago, we do our own testing for asbestos in our own lab with a team of environmental testing specialists.   Having our own lab ensures the highest quality testing, and allows us to develop the proper plan for asbestos removal.

Whether you have issues with asbestos in tiles, popcorn ceilings, or siding, NED has the expertise to help. Their team of professionals can test for asbestos and create an abatement plan to safely remove the material from your property. By trusting NED with your asbestos concerns, you can ensure the safety of yourself, your family, and your building’s occupants.

Are you buying a new home, and would like Asbestos testing as part of the home inspection process?  NED Chicago can help there too.  We are frequently brought in to test homes as part of the purchase process, and can help you determine if your new home is safe, or will need asbestos removal of remediation.