Mold, Asbestos & Lead Abatements
Things you need to know: Concerns about mold and indoor air quality have increased universally, with a significant increase in mold-related insurance claims throughout the country. All of us seem to be more susceptible to allergies, asthma, irritants, coughs, flu and sinus infections. You need to know if you’re working or living in a healthy environment.
First General has the knowledge, tools and proper training related to clean-up of indoor air contamination and mold-remediation in all building structures. First General provides the most up to date effective and proven mold remediation in indoor air quality procedures. We respond promptly and provide cost effective mold decontamination disinfections, HEPA-vacuuming, air scrubbing, and sanitizing to remediate affected areas correctly. All of our cleaning products are biologically based and environmentally “green.”
Whether its encapsulation, enclosure, testing or removal, FGS M & A has experienced NYS DOL trained workforces.
What is asbestos?
“Asbestos is a mineral fiber that has been used commonly in a variety of building construction materials for insulation and as a fire retardant. Because of its fiber strength and heat resistant properties, asbestos has been used for a wide range of manufactured goods…”
Where can asbestos be found?
Asbestos can be found in a number of commonly used building products, including but not limited to; roofing shingles, ceiling and floor tiles, paper products, asbestos cement products, drywall and plaster, joint compounds, adhesives, window glazing and mastics.
Why is asbestos harmful?
“When asbestos-containing materials are damaged or disturbed by repair, remodeling or demolition activities, microscopic fibers become airborne and can be inhaled into the lungs, where they can cause significant health problems.”
FGS M&A removes lead based paint, lead dust and lead in soil. Whether you need full removal, scraping loose paint or encapsulation, FGS M&A can assist. FGS M&A is an EPA licensed contractor with properly trained personnel in the handling of hazardous lead paint.