In this particular project, the drywall ceilings throughout the main floor needed to be removed in order to facilitate a new pot light lay out. Unfortunately these textured ceilings contained asbestos. Textured ceiling removal is to be done using High Risk Work Procedures, which includes a 3 stage decontamination unit (clean room, shower unit, dirty room), a negative air unit and daily air monitoring from a 3rd party are required. Both the negative air unit and the HEPA vacuums must be tested on site in a High Risk Abatement to ensure they are in proper working order.
Once the ceilings were removed, we continued removing the walls in the kitchen which allowed other trades to complete their upgrades for the new kitchen. This work is known as Moderate Risk. Once everything asbestos containing has been removed and cleaned with a fine tooth comb, we spray all surfaces in the containment with Encapsulate, and are now ready for Air Clearance testing. When we pass our air clearance, its now safe to remove the enclosure and confidently hand over the project for the other trades to complete the renovation.
Job completed October 2017 From filing NOPA to receiving air clearance- 5 days Approximately 1100 SQF of drywall