Asbestos flooring – To remove it, use professional contractors. Make sure the contractor is fully qualified to do the job, find out how many years he has been in the business. Illegal contractors can bring more problems than solutions, due to the complexity of asbestos, their management is not easy, and errors are usually paid with the health of those who are in one way or another in contact. Asbestos is classified as a category N carcinogen and every month numerous contractor deaths are reported for this cause.
Asbestos flooring can be recycled through heat to turn it into a silicate glass, which in this form is harmless. At temperatures between 1000 -1250 ° C, a mixture of silicate phases is formed and at temperatures above 1250 ° C the silicate glass is obtained. Other processes are used to transform it into pieces of porcelain stoneware, single-firing tiles, wall bricks and ceramics.
If you want to remove something small that contains asbestos flooring, you should take safety measures, such as gloves, masks and protective clothing, the material should be placed in an airtight plastic bag and sealed, inside this type of bags you should also deposit the security elements that you have used as gloves, face masks, glasses or clothes, then you must find out where you should deposit this type of material safely.