Northern Environmental Development is the Chicago area’s trusted expert in Asbestos removal and abatement.
Whether the Asbestos is found in floor tile in your home, or in the ceiling tiles at your commercial building, NED utilizes a professional, thorough, and safe approach to your Asbestos problem.
Based in Chicago, we have completed hundreds of projects including:
The Asbestos Removal Process in Chicago
When suspected Asbestos is discovered, whether a home or commercial building, a sample should be taken and analyzed by a competent lab to determine if asbestos is present. If the sample does contain Asbestos, and that Asbestos does pose a risk, an abatement plan (a plan to remove or prevent exposure) is be created.
NED works with the safety of your home and building as our top priority. For each project we only used Illinois Department of Public Health Licensed Asbestos Workers. State of the art methods are used to prevent the spread of the Asbestos, including HEPA- filtered negative pressure enclosures are utilized.
NED works with your safety as our top priority. Illinois Department of Public Health Licensed Asbestos Worker are utilized for every project. State of the art methods including HEPA- filtered negative pressure enclosures are utilized.
Asbestos Removal and Abatement for Home and Commercial Buildings in Chicago
Whether you are a home owner with an Asbestos issue (Like Tile, Popcorn Ceiling or Siding) or a commercial business or property owner, we have the expertise to help. We are more than a removal company, we are environmental testing specialists with our own lab and over 30 years of experience in Asbestos Abatement and Removal.
How can I tell is asbestos is in my home or office?
Asbestos can be found in many materials, including floor and ceiling tiles, HVAC ducting, piping, furnace insulation, sprayed-on fireproofing and sound insulation, siding, and even certain types of paint. Unfortunately, asbestos fibers are impossible to smell, see, or taste, and can only be identified through laboratory testing. Therefore, if you suspect that your home or office contains asbestos, it is crucial to have it tested by licensed asbestos removal contractors. As part of their full range of services, these professionals can provide you with testing that can confirm whether or not there are asbestos-containing materials in your property and the best plan of action if asbestos is identified.
Why is it important to have a professional handle asbestos removal in your house?
As previously mentioned, asbestos exposure can lead to serious health problems, and the removal of asbestos is tricky. This process should always be handled by professionals as the removal of asbestos can create more of the dust that is linked to these health hazards. Asbestos removal should only be done by licensed asbestos removal contractors who are trained to handle hazardous materials safely and effectively. Professional asbestos removal contractors will have the necessary equipment, protective gear, and expertise to ensure that asbestos removal is conducted safely and efficiently.
Why Choose NED Chicago for Asbestos Removal
We have been providing asbestos removal services for many years and have developed a wealth of experience in the field. Our technicians are trained and certified in all aspects of asbestos removal, ensuring that the job is done right the first time. We are also proud to operate are own Asbestos testing lab in downtown Chicago – just north of the United Center in the West Loop.
We follow all necessary safety protocols to ensure that the asbestos is removed safely and without risk to your health. We take every precaution to protect both our technicians and your family from the harmful effects of asbestos.
At NED Chicago, we pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service. We will work with you every step of the way to ensure that you understand the process and are satisfied with the results.
Asbestos Removal FAQ
How do I know if there is asbestos in my building?
Asbestos can be difficult to identify visually, so it’s best to have a professional asbestos inspector conduct a thorough inspection of your building.
Is asbestos dangerous?
Yes, asbestos can be very dangerous if it is disturbed and its fibers become airborne. Inhaling asbestos fibers can cause serious health problems.
How do I know if I need to remove asbestos from my home or building?
If you have asbestos in your building that is in good condition and not likely to be disturbed, it may be safe to leave it in place. However, if the asbestos is damaged or likely to be disturbed, it’s best to have it removed by a professional asbestos removal company.
How is asbestos removed?
Asbestos removal involves sealing off the area and using specialized equipment and procedures to safely remove the asbestos-containing materials. The materials are then disposed of in accordance with local and federal regulations.
How much does asbestos removal cost?
The cost of asbestos removal varies depending on the size of the project, the extent of the asbestos contamination, and other factors. A professional asbestos removal company can provide a detailed cost estimate after conducting an inspection.
Is it safe to occupy a home or building during asbestos removal?
In order to safely remove the asbestos, the area must be sealed off, and anyone in the area must wear protective gear. In most homes, the homeowner can remain in the house while the asbestos is being removed.
What should I do if I suspect asbestos in my home or building?
If you suspect asbestos in your building it should be inspected by a professional to help determine the best course of action. Do not attempt to remove the asbestos yourself, as this can be dangerous.