What Does Safe Asbestos Disposal Involve? - Amity Environmental - Asbestos Removal Experts

What Does Safe Asbestos Disposal Involve?

Posted on November 15, 2017 by in Asbestos | Comments (0)

Alberta is a province full of DIYers who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty. It’s one of the greatest things about Albertans, but it’s important to recognize when you’re in over your head. We hear from many homeowners who are wondering what exactly is involved in safely disposing of asbestos, so in this article
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How Does Asbestos Cause Cancer - Amity Environmental - Asbestos Removal and Testing

How Does Asbestos Cause Cancer

Posted on November 01, 2017 by in Asbestos | Comments (0)

Given that every cancer is a little different, it seems a little counterproductive to try and explain how exactly asbestos causes cancer. However, since the connection between asbestos and cancer is certain, we feel it’s important for Canadians to understand what we do know about the connection. Lung Cancer refers to tumours, or uncontrolled growths,
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Selling a Home with Asbestos - Amity Environmental - Asbestos Testing and Removal

Selling a Home with Asbestos

Posted on October 22, 2017 by in Asbestos | Comments (0)

While buying a new home isn’t uncommon, many Canadians still buy older, previously owned homes. Often, this is because older homes are more affordable. But unfortunately, what may seem like a great financial decision at the time can come with some headaches when you’re ready to sell. Homes built during or before the 90s are
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Is Asbestos Banned in Canada? - Amity Environmental - Asbestos Testing and Removal

Is Asbestos Banned in Canada?

Posted on October 01, 2017 by in Asbestos | Comments (0)

This seems like a redundant question with an obvious answer. Asbestos is a known carcinogenic. Those who work or live near asbestos develop an especially cruel form of lung cancer that affects the lining of the lungs and has an extremely low survival rate. Of course, most Canadians think, the Canadian government has banned asbestos
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Asbestos Used in Your Home? How Safe Is It? - Amity Environmental - Asbestos Removal Calgary

Where did Asbestos Originate?

Posted on September 18, 2017 by in Asbestos | Comments (0)

Nowadays it seems more and more Canadians are scared of things they don’t consider “natural.” So, of course, when they hear about asbestos, they conjure up a big industry boogieman who has created an evil, dangerous, human-made substance that kills everyday people in order to satisfy an unquestionable greed. But the truth is much more
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Asbestos Used in Your Home? How Safe Is It? - Amity Environmental - Asbestos Removal Calgary

Asbestos Used in Your Home? How Safe Is It?

Posted on September 12, 2017 by in Asbestos | Comments (0)

It’s no surprise that we often meet with Calgary homeowners who have discovered their house has asbestos and want to know what to do next. If you search the internet, you’ll find varying opinions on how safe or dangerous asbestos is, but most of these sites will have an agenda of some sort. You’ll find
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Do I Need an Asbestos Inspection Immediately? - Amity Environmental - Asbestos Inspection Calgary

Do I Need an Asbestos Inspection Immediately?

Posted on July 22, 2017 by in Asbestos | Comments (0)

A common response when Canadians learn the dangers of asbestos and the likelihood of having some asbestos containing materials in their home is panic. While we understand why the news of a potential hidden threat causes the immediate impulse to get rid of all asbestos containing materials everywhere, we suggest taking a deep breath and
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Planning a Reno? You need an Asbestos Inspection! - Amity Environmental - Asbestos Experts Calgary

Planning a Reno? You need an Asbestos Inspection!

Posted on June 19, 2017 by in Asbestos | Comments (0)

If you’re not a professional renovator, you may not know that getting a building or demolition permit in Calgary will mean getting an asbestos inspection. This inspection is a mandatory requirement of the city, and you’ll need to prove you had a qualified team (like Amity) out to your home to inspect the work site
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