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Branch Environmental, Inc. is not in the reconstruction or put-back business. So our task duties and scope of work always includes demolition of some sort and to some degree. It is usually asbestos, lead, or mold, but we also perform specialized demolition that is necessary for renovation. We recently performed an interior demolition project for the Mall of Georgia. Our scope was to remove all the wall tile, drywall, and floor tile. All work had to be performed between 10:00 pm. and 6:00 am. Our goal was to perform all demolition and make it look like we had never been there. It had to be spotless.

We mobilized 32 men, set up our containment system, and went to work. That size work force can be empowering, accomplishing a tremendous amount. However, if you let it, it can absolutely break you and turn into a chaotic mess! For us, with the amount and degree of detail put into the mission by our extremely competent leaders, the project netted a superb execution: nearly flawless!

At the end of the project, the company which we had worked under gave us an awesome compliment: “You had the dirtiest job, but the cleanest jobsite.” How wonderful and exciting is that? That is what we are about; we leave every jobsite cleaner that we found it.

Always. Every time.

We invite you to see below some pictures from this project. Included are images showcasing our robust environmental containment efforts as well as our asbestos demolition during this job.

 

Interested in learning more about our services, including Asbestos demolition? Please check out our Asbestos Inspection and Abatement page.

asbestos exposure

We all have enough on our plates already without adding asbestos exposure to the mix, so we wanted to share some information about the topic. Prior to the intentional disturbance of any building product that has ever been known to contain asbestos, the federal EPA requires that all structures must undergo an asbestos survey to identify any asbestos-containing materials.  This is important to know, not only so that you can be in compliance with the law, but, more importantly, so that you do not risk exposing yourself or anyone else to a known carcinogen. Asbestos exposure is no laughing matter, so it’s incredibly important that you plan before you make changes to a building.

Are you planning a renovation project? If so, have you included this important step into your planning to ensure you reduce the chances of asbestos exposure?

Learn more about our asbestos inspection and abatement services. We are available if you have any questions, please just contact us for more information!