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.
If you are a contractor working in the state of Georgia, it is important to understand the laws and regulations surrounding asbestos. Most contractors learn the hard way when they are hit with stiff fines for non-compliance. A little education up front will go a long way in making sure you properly check for and […]
You have probably seen the class-action commercials on TV, but how much do you really know about asbestos? Your great-granddad may have been exposed to it on a Navy ship in World War II, or maybe you know someone suffering the effects of exposure after the World Trade Center collapsed. Chances are, you don’t stop […]
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