Asbestos was heavily used in parts of the domestic buildings market

Common asbestos materials in domestic properties

Neil Munro Asbestos in Homes

When people think about asbestos, they often associate it with larger buildings such as warehouses, schools, hospitals and factories. Often, people do not think about asbestos when it comes to homes, but asbestos was heavily used in parts of the domestic market and used on large scales within local authority …

Thinking about buying a property? Have you done your due diligence when it comes to asbestos?

Thinking about buying a property? Have you done your due diligence when it comes to asbestos?

Ian Stone Asbestos in Homes

When buying a property, it is expected that purchasers will have structural surveys, searches and look at any flood risks. Buyers will also sometimes have land confirmations and examine land uses and the history of the land, but all too often one of the things that is most commonly overlooked …

Asbestos in home

Asbestos in the home – is there still a threat?

Neil Munro Asbestos in Homes

Asbestos was widely used in the construction of residential buildings before its ban in 1999, and generations of people have grown up surrounded by asbestos in the home. Although its dangers are now widely publicised, asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) continue to cause concern in a domestic setting. So how much of …

Asbestos surveyor during a refurbishment survey

Asbestos Removal Tax Relief- Does it Qualify?

Neil Munro Asbestos in Homes

Asbestos Removal Tax Relief – Does It Qualify? When it comes to removing materials, which contain asbestos from a property, the expenses which can occur as a result of the asbestos removal can be extremely worrying for a company. However, what most people do not realise is that they can …