Asbestos made great building materials, but unfortunately, they caused diseases like lung cancer and had to be banned from use in any building since 2000. With this risk it is important that you conduct a survey to any house built before 2000 so that you know if it has any risk of asbestos and you will know how to manage the risk. Since not everyone has the skills or identifying and asbestos and you can know by just looking, you have to find someone qualified to survey and give you reports on the report or absence of asbestos in your house. Below are some of the ways of identifying the best asbestos survey service provider to hire.
First decide the type of the asbestos survey that you want the surveyors to conduct for you. The surveyor will not decide for you want kind of survey to conduct so make sure you choose between the different types so that it will even be easier to find the best surveyor for the sit.
Start your search online and see some of the companies that you find who provide asbestos survey services within your area. On the company that you found visit their websites and read more about the services they have and the kind of surveys they provide to make sure they are the best for you.
Check out the history of work of the survey firm that you found to ensure they has a good record. A good way to know more about the company quality of services is talking to someone who has ever had an experience with them, so ask for contact information about one or two past clients and talk to them.
Check if the surveyors you will be working with have qualification and certifications to show they have been trained to handle and survey asbestos for the safety of everyone.
Make sure the survey service provider you choose has been certified by the governing department to operate, so that you are sure you are getting quality services from legitimate people.
Do not hire an asbestos survey company that doesn’t have an insurance cover because that means you will cover the losses and any bills in case an accident happens while they work for you.
Consider the price charges that the surveyors charge for their services and go for the company which provides a fair and reasonable price quotation.
Experience is the best teacher, so make sure you choose to work with a service provider who has had enough practical lessons in the filed so that you are sure to get quality services.
Trust your instincts about the company that you found and move on with the search if it doesn’t feel right to work with them.