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What to expect with PatchBoyz Ottawa Asbestos Removal

Asbestos Testing & Asbestos Removal Near You

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Expert Asbestos Removal

With 14 Years of experience in asbestos removal we have the expertise to put an efficient plan in place for your project.

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Video-Conferencing

Can't get away from the office? No Problem, we can communicate by video conference to show you our progress.

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Emergency Service

Need asbestos removal or asbestos testing done ASAP? No problem, we work with lots of real estate agents and emergency situations. Asbestos is often a surprise, unwelcome guest.

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Trilingual

Part of what makes us Ottawa's best asbestos abatement company is that we're able to serve you in French, English or Spanish.

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Asbestos Stipple

Looking to have asbestos containing stipple or popcorn removed? Using our dustless system, you have nothing to worry about. We've got you.

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Simple Pricing

Tired of being surprised with extra fees? PatchBoyz states its asbestos removal cost and pricing upfront so you know exactly what what to expect, every time.

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What is Asbestos?

Asbestos is a mineral that was mined for several of its great properties that provided benefits to both the end user as well as the builder.

  • Asbestos is a great fire-retardant and can slow down the burn rate of that which it protects or is built into (plumbing, drywall and much more)
  • Asbestos was an affordable filler for all kinds of composite materials. Builders of many products included asbestos into their products to make them more robust.

Why is Asbestos Dangerous?

Asbestos is dangerous due to its microscopic size and needle like shape. These fibers, when inhaled will lodge themselves in your lungs, which in terms causes scar-tissue and further health complications if continuously exposed.

Contrary to popular belief, asbestos is not toxic as it doesn't contain toxins that poison or kill cells. . It is hazardous, however.

How do you safely remove Asbestos?

The Hazardous Materials or HAZMAT contractor uses a combination of containment procedures, negative air machines, wetting techniques and protective equipment to remove the asbestos.

Asbestos removal is not a question of finances but of health. Before starting a  project in any home built prior to 1986, make sure to contact PatchBoyz for advice on whether or not a material may contain asbestos. We will advise for free and recommend testing if necessary.

What are long term effects of Asbestos exposure?

  • Asbestosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Disease
  • Mesothelioma

These conditions are able to develop over long periods of exposure. Prologed exposure is typically only a factor for people who openly worked with asbestos material before the government classified it as a dangerous material requiring PPE. However, there are cases where certain older homes have been majorly renovated without the proper precautions, recirculating this air without a proper decontamination could pose certain health risks.

Most of the above complications are a result of scarification of the lungs causing tissue build up, potential fluid build up, reduced breathing capacity as well as other functions of the lungs.

According to the the CDC / ATSDR, recent studies also suggest that asbestos exposure could be linked to Larynx and Ovarian Cancer, Stomach and Colorectum Cancer.

Source:https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/asbestos/health_effects_asbestos.html

For more info on Mesothelioma symptoms click here

The 3 Types of Abatement

The three types of asbestos abatement are Type 1, Type 2 and Type 3

Type 1

This abatement process is used for smaller projects with non-friable asbestos. Wetting procedures are used. PPE use is suggested. These are typically quicker jobs that can be done in a day and for certain materials only.

Type 2

The Type 2 asbestos abatement process is used for larger projects with non-friable asbestos or materials whose friability can be kept under control using substances or dust extraction devices. The area is fully contained during the work.

Type 3

The type 3 abatement process is for friable materials. This process requires a full containment with a dirty room, clean room and shower room. The containment must be kept under negative pressure at all times along with air testing before taking down the containment. This type of removal is quite expensive due to its setup and tear down requirements.

 

The descriptions of these asbestos removal processes are not comprehensive and do not include the different Type 2 modified possibilities that exist. Please do not attempt any of these procedures without accredited training and experience.

Where can Asbestos be found?

  • Drywall & compound
  • Popcorn ceilings and stipple ceilings
  • ceiling tiles (offices and basements)
  • Caulking
  • Attic Insulation
  • Furnace ducts
  • Roofing shingles and underlay
  • Tar paper in attic
  • Tile mortar & Mastik
  • Concrete
  • Hot water Piping

Asbestos can be found in many building materials found in our homes. This list is not exhaustive, but gives you an idea of how common it is. Have a question? Give us a call: 613 627 2592

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Patchoyz has helped reliance home comfort with drywall repairs and asbestos removal

Why Hire PatchBoyz?

Asbestos abatement is serious business. Our top priority is protecting your family and ours from the fibres found in asbestos containing products. This means, no corners are cut and no oversight is made in an attempt to hurry a job. We work as quickly and diligently as safety allows, in order to get the project done on time and on budget.

O 14 Years Experience

O Residential and Commercial experience

O Private and Public (Government) sectors

O Fast & Honest Service

O Trilingual - French, English & Spanish

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Clients Served

1,866

sq.ft. Asbestos Removed

408,500

Injuries Last Year

0

Rodents Removed

9

About us

After years of experience in Asbestos Removal in Ottawa, Jud was leading crews in several government buildings and even the Canadian Parliament. Large parts of the block as well as crawl spaces were remediated to restore our Canadian Heritage building to acceptable standards.

Understanding procedures front to back is very important in this industry and there is no room for error. PatchBoyz imbues this understanding and constant awareness into every job it takes on.

As a team led by two brothers, communication on the team and with clients is top notch and can't be beat. We're in constant contact with you to make sure you're getting a service unrivaled here in Ottawa and our fees for service are stated upfront.

Unfortunately, in construction, as with other industries, there are companies with subpar procedures or surprise fees you only learn about after its too late. Rest assured that our word is our bond and the price is final.

Work with us and see why people say what they do! You won't be disappointed.

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Testimonials

Our customers
say it best

and we love them for it.

"Jud called to let us know he would be exactly 2 minutes late. I thought this to be quite funny. I am not given to handing out references, but both I and the friends whom I was accompanied by were impressed by the professionalism displayed throughout... I have no hesitation in giving you this letter of endorsement."

— Rita C

"Hired PatchBoyz for asbestos removal.They were extremely professional, courteous and very fairly priced. They explained everything before and after the work was done and even followed up a few days later to be sure I was satisfied. I will be using them again In the near future, and would recommend them 110%. They are excellent!"

— Bernice P

Thank you so much for coming to my home to remove the asbestos from our vents, or “boots” as you taught us. Your timeliness was of the utmost important to have our furnace replaced. I wouldn’t hesitate to call you again.

— MacGillivray L

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Our Different Services

We do 3 things - But we do them very well!

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Asbestos Drywall Repair

Found out your drywall compound or plaster has asbestos? Pay one company to remediate and repair the whole thing rather than playing "General Contractor".

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Are you planning a renovation but first need to take care of an asbestos containing product in your home? We will handle the extraction, front to back. No need to worry.

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Need to get rid of that popcorn ceiling? We can take care of this for you whether it is asbestos stipple or not. Or if you just want to fix it, we can do that too!

We're proudly Servicing all of Ottawa and the Valley including:

Ottawa, Nepean, Bells corners, Gloucester, Orleans, Navan, Rockland, Clarence creek, Limoges, Casselman, Kanata, Stittsville, Greely, Kemptville, Barrhaven, Morrisburg and more.

PatchBoyz Ottawa Drywall Repair is located at:
15-3 Hogan St.
Ottawa, ON K2E 5E8
Canada

Phone: (613) 627-2592

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We like asbestos removal, we like drywall repair. We do both. We can coach you to the best solution for your project. If we're not the right solution for you, we'll help you on your way to it. Promise!

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