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Vermiculite Insulation

Monday, November 14th, 2011

I think I have vermiculite insulation in my attic. What should I do?

If you have vermiculite insulation in your home, you should assume this material may be contaminated with asbestos and do not disturb it.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) offers the following recommendations:

  • Leave vermiculite insulation undisturbed in your attic or in your walls.
  • Do not store boxes or other items in your attic if it contains vermiculite insulation.
  • Do not allow children to play in an attic with vermiculite insulation.
  • Do not attempt to remove the insulation yourself.
  • Hire a professional asbestos contractor if you plan to remodel or conduct renovations that would disturb the vermiculite in your attic or walls to make sure the material is safely handled and/or removed.

More information about vermiculite can be found at the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s website.

Welcome to Our New Site!

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Welcome to our new and improved website. Please take a minute to look around and explore the new information.

New information on our site includes: photos from job sites, past client testimonials and updated information about our services and service area. We are excited about our new resource center, through which we’ll provide you answers to your most frequently asked questions, case studies, and links to documents and additional information about safety practices, guidelines, and procedures. Check back frequently as we’ll be posting additional information regularly!