Why You Should Consider an Asbestos Survey When Buying a Home

Buying a home is an exciting yet complex process, involving numerous considerations from location and price to decor and amenities. However, one critical factor that is often overlooked is the presence of asbestos, particularly in older properties. So why is an asbestos survey indispensable when you’re on the house hunt?  Unseen Costs and Health Risks […]

Why You Should Conduct an Asbestos Survey Before Selling Your Home

When you’re preparing to sell your home, there are countless things to consider—from staging to valuations to conveyancing. But have you considered the need for an asbestos survey? Conducting such a survey before putting your property on the market could add value and ensure a smooth sale process, particularly if you’re selling an older property. […]

The Ultimate Learning Experience: Why Face-to-Face Training at a Local Northern Ireland Centre is Beneficial

In today’s world, where the digital realm offers a myriad of remote learning opportunities, there’s something to be said for the good old-fashioned personal interaction you get in a face-to-face local setting.  The courses (including asbestos training, IOSH, BOHS and Face Fit Testing) offered at G&L’s Northern Ireland Training Centre offer this personalised, down-to-earth experience. […]

Why Comprehensive Asbestos Waste Collection is Essential

When it comes to removing a shed or garage that contains asbestos, the process can often feel overwhelming. Not only do you need to worry about safely taking down the structure, but there’s also the added complexity of disposing of asbestos waste. This is where a comprehensive waste collection service steps in as an invaluable […]

The Importance of Expert Asbestos Management in Insurance Jobs

When homes or buildings suffer damage from unforeseen circumstances like storms, floods, or maintenance works, the last thing on most people’s minds is asbestos. Yet, if your property is older, the presence of asbestos is a real concern that can add complexity to insurance jobs. In this blog, we discuss why professional asbestos management is […]

Did You Know There Are Different Types of Asbestos? Here’s How to Identify Them

When it comes to the term “asbestos,” many people think it’s just one harmful material. However, asbestos actually refers to a group of naturally occurring fibrous minerals that share similar properties, including fire resistance, strength, and insulation capabilities. While all types of asbestos fibres are harmful, they are not the same. In this blog, we’ll […]

Cost-Effective Solutions: Exploring Asbestos Repair and Encapsulation

Dealing with asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) requires careful consideration to ensure the safety and compliance of your property. While asbestos removal is often the preferred option, it can be costly and disruptive. As an alternative, asbestos repair and encapsulation offers cost-effective solutions that can effectively manage asbestos while minimising expenses. In this blog, we will delve […]

Asbestos Removal vs. Repair: Making the Right Choice for Your Property

Asbestos, a fibrous material once widely used in construction, could pose significant health risks when disturbed. If you suspect the presence of asbestos in your property, it’s crucial to address it promptly and effectively. Two common approaches to dealing with asbestos are removal and repair. In this blog, we will explore the considerations involved in […]