You need a local expert that is focused on partnering with you to deliver results. We’ve been finding & eliminating asbestos across the state of Georgia for over 25 years. Commercial, industrial, residential… we’ve done it all and we stnd ready to deliver.
Let’s Get Started:
1. Schedule Inspection
It all starts with an asbestos survey
2. Complete Abatement
Abatement is the process of eliminating asbestos and checking the boxes.
3. Get Back On Track
With the asbestos gone, you can get the project done.
If you are looking for a company that provides excellence, integrity & solutions… you will not go wrong with Branch!
They performed the work to perfection and left the area amazingly clean.
We had such an incredible experience with Branch. Everyone we worked with was kind, hard working and fast. They went above and beyond to help us out in our time of crisis. I can’t say enough good things about them!
Branch Environmental has served thousands of residential and commercial clients across Georgia since 1995. Our mission is to give you a better life by creating safe and healthy indoor environments.
What is asbestos?
Asbestos is a generic name given to a number of naturally occurring minerals. Inhalation of asbestos fibers has been conclusively linked to diseases such as asbestosis, lung cancer, and mesothelioma.
What building materials contain asbestos?
A common misconception is that asbestos has been banned in the USA. While we understand the risks and have greatly reduced its use, there is no firm cutoff date for asbestos in building materials. Here is a short list of the most common materials that contain asbestos:
transite siding & shingles
mastics and adhesives
caulking and putty
drywall mud/joint compound
When do I need an asbestos inspection?
The state of Georgia requires that an asbestos survey be completed on any structure, regardless of age, prior to renovation or demolition.
What is the difference in Lead & RRP
A Lead Inspection or Lead Abatement is conducted by a specially trained contractor and is intended to permanently eliminate the threat of lead in a property.
The RRP (Renovation, Repair, and Painting) Rule was established by the EPA as a way for contractors to identify components of a home that contain lead and safely complete a restoration or repair project. RRP Rules are not designed to permanently remove the threat of lead.
When do I need an RRP inspection?
If you are working on a home or child-occupied facility built before 1978, a certified contractor must test for lead and follow the RRP rules if lead is discovered.
Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that is made up of tiny, pointed fibers. In fact, asbestos includes several different minerals with the same characteristics. You are probably most familiar with asbestos from the diseases mesothelioma and asbestosis, but your grandparents’ generation would have known it as an excellent building material. Asbestos fibers are strong […]
Asbestos is a tricky subject that is often misunderstood. But what is asbestos anyway? And why should you be concerned with it? The simple fact is that asbestos is a very common component of many building materials from vinyl flooring to wallboard to roofing tar. When you embark on a project that will disturb these […]
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Before starting a demolition or renovation project, there is a good chance you need to get an asbestos inspection. It’s an often overlooked step that is necessary to keep you both safe and in compliance. In this article, we are going to break down exactly when you need an asbestos inspection in the state of […]
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