Scottsdale Asbestos Removal Services

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After removing the carpet in our downstairs area we were confronted with a single
of 9" x 9" green vinyl or linoleum tiles covering the concrete slab in our basement area. Based on some research, it seemed likely these tiles and the black mastic adhesive contain some low levels of asbestos. While it’s possible to remove the tiles by hand (lots of websites and YouTube videos on this), given the large area it was safer, easier and faster to have an asbestos abatement company do it. There are a number of accredited test labs in the East Bay that will accept tile samples from homeowners to determine asbestos content (seems to run about $50-60), but rather than testing the tile we just assumed it contained some level of asbestos since the size, pattern and age were consistent with asbestos-containing tiles.
Photo identification websites for asbestos tiles (by year):
http://inspectapedia.com/hazmat/Asbestos_Floor_Tile_ID.php
http://www.asbestosresource.com/asbestos/tile.html
Asbestos Information:
California OSHA: http://www.dir.ca.gov/
/asbestos.html US EPA: http://www2.epa.gov/asbestos US National Institute of Standards (
): http://ts.
.gov/standards/scopes/plmtm.htm (Companies accredited for testing samples to determine asbestos content – see CA companies)
We obtained 3 quotes, and aside from the the fact Synergy was the least expensive (other 2 were ~$1400 more), they also had decent reviews on on Angie's list and Yelp. A few months after the work was completed the owner of Izimarian Roofing & Sheet Metal (San
) told me (unsolicited) that Synergy is probably the best in the area – it’s the one he refers his customers to.
Synergy scheduled the job within 3 business days of contract signature, and were in and out in 1 day. Set-up involved taping sheets of plastic to the walls (covering about 2/3rds of the wall), setting up an industrial blower (vented through a window) to create a negative pressure in the work area, and setting up a series of 3 decontamination booths in front of the doorway. The workers then used 6’ iron spud bars to scrape the tile off of the concrete. The tiles came up relatively easily, and in about 40 minutes they had removed and double bagged the tile for disposal [note: if the tiles/mastic had been removed with a mechanical grinder - which admittedly would have left an ideal surface for adhering the ceramic tiles we had planned - the entire room would have had to have been sealed - a lower level of containment is allowed for hand removal of the tile since it creates less dust].
Although the black mastic can be encapsulated rather than removed, we opted to have it removed since we planned to put ceramic tile on top of the concrete floor. Removing the black mastic (which may contain
amounts of asbestos) from the concrete was done with a soybean-based (rather than solvent based) chemical from Sentinel Products (Formula 909 - http://www.senpro.com/pages/VinylTile), followed by degreasing with Clorox Formula 409 (yes, the product you have in your kitchen). Formula 909 solubilizes the mastic and creates a black, sticky goo that Synergy then squeegeed into a pool, and soaked up with an absorbent material. The black goo is messy, but Synergy did a great job making sure that the residual goo was cleaned up - there were only traces in some cracks and along the perimeter of the rooms (baseboard will cover this) where the floor meets the wall sill plate.
-E-Doo from Franmar Chemicals is a similar soybean-based
designed for removing black mastic (http://www.franmar.com). After the goo has beep sopped up, the area had to be degreased otherwise the thinset we needed for the ceramic tiles won’t adhere to the concrete (both the Sentinel and Franmar make a degreasing agent for their products). While we were finalizing the Scope of Work in the contract I had asked Synergy for the MSDS / Technical Data Sheet on Formula 909, which they emailed to me.
Synergy used Formula 409 to degrease the floor, which did an ok job. However, were still shiny spots that I worried might contain some of the Sentinel 909. Consequently, after Synergy left I mopped a solution of SuperClean (a degreasing solution I bought at the local hardware store) augmented with some additional TSP on the concrete, let it sit for a few minutes, and sucked it up with a 24” floor scrubber/vaccum I rented from AAA Rentals in Redwood City ($60/day). I did this degreasing procedure twice, followed by about 4 clean water rinses. It seemed to work, although there were still a few shiny spots that I scuffed up with an angle grinder. [Degreasing agents for the soy-based removers are typically high pH (alkaline) solutions. Typical ingredients are sodium metasilicate, sodium hydroxide, and/or TSP (trisodium phosphate)]. The ceramic tiles are adhering well to the floor, so the degreasing seems to have worked.
Synergy
vacuumed the area when they were finished (they left the area very clean), took an air sample, and phoned the next day to tell us the air sampling came back negative (no traces of asbestos in the air). They of course removed the old tile and absorbed mastic/Sentinel 909, and disposed of this material per CA requirements (we got a receipt back from the asbestos dump in
confirming the disposal). Overall, I felt Synergy provided professional service, and were a pleasure to work with.


- TODD R.
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Top notch service. They took 30% off the initial estimate because they accomplished a two-day job in one day! I can't be happier with how it turned out. The technicians went above and beyond by cleaning the grout and re-caulking along the tile lines. They even cleaned the bath tub!
- James O.

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I called
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for the first time at 14:30 and explained my situation. She made listened thoughtfully and then made several suggestions of possible courses of action. Each of these were appropriate and thorough. She was quick to point out ways in which I could get the same service from her for less money. Less than 12 hours later we had an air quality report sufficient to allow my company to work in this 25,000 sq ft space.
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I don't relish the thought of dealing with environmental hazards in future work places but, at least I know I have someone capable and trustworthy to call if I do.
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I called late on Thursday, June 26th and left a message.
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returned my call shortly after and told me to email him the details and he would contact me when he could to set up an estimate. The next day (Friday, June 27) I received an email from
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saying that they could be there the following Tuesday (
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1) in the afternoon between 12-3 and to let him know the best time. I responded back to set up the estimate for 1pm on Tuesday. I heard nothing back, so assumed that would be ok. Tuesday at 1pm there was no one there for an estimate. I called
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and offered additional times to meet. I received no response from either.
- Beth C.
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I purchased a house and discovered shortly thereafter some asbestos issues. In talking with
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, the owner, he advised me as to which were worth some concern and which would be fine if left undisturbed. It was good to get advice from someone who deals with asbestos issues on a daily basis.
The actual removal was quick and went smoothly.
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is a professional, and he is conscientious about returning calls and scheduling. I appreciated this, and it definitely influenced my choice of who I hired.
- Adam F.
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The job was expertly done. The actual work took about two hours not counting time to explain the job thoroughly to us. For several hours after the work was done the area smelled like a public swimming pool while we aired it out. Then everything was clean, fresh and ready for inspection. Fortunately the structure was not affected, and the cleaning material returned the wood framing to a normal appearance. Several days after the service, we received a report showing the work done, including a safety data sheet for the cleaning chemical, and a copy of
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- William W.
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They were quick to come out and give an estimate. The job was clearly explained. The crew arrived and did the work as communicated. All went well. I highly recommend them.
- Renee S.
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Prompt, Professional, and Friendly. They were very careful throughout the entire process and kept us informed every step of the way. Would definitely use them again!
- Y J.
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We had a very good experience with
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Environmentals. I worked with
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who was extremely responsive and seemed like he was invested and cared about doing right by us. We had three asbestos removal companies come and give us estimates.
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was by far the most detailed and was the only one who actually took samples for lab testing to make sure that what he thought was asbestos was really asbestos (and all were within the same price range). Given that we were also doing demolition in the basement,
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gave us multiple options on how we could do the asbestos removal, which was really nice.
On the day scheduled, they came on time, and did exactly what they said they would do. After the asbestos removal, and after all of the demolition in the basement the following week (walls, built-ins, and ceilings), I found some additional asbestos that was not seen as a result of being
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under the ceiling and under walls. I called
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and he came to my house within 15 minutes, and said that he would have his crew take care of the asbestos the next day that should have been removed but was clearly not visible by the people who initially did the removal and an outside inspector. He also said that he could have them remove the additional asbestos that was
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in the ceiling that none of us had any clue about (so was not in the initial estimate, which was appropriate). True to his word, the next day, everything was done as was explained, again on time and efficiently.
This company is easy to work with and clearly has the customer in mind. I highly recommend working with
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Environmentals, as we were extremely satisfied with their service.
- Margie S.
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crew were great. We were in the beginning stages of a what we thought would be a small remodel project when it was discovered that we had asbestos in our flooring. After we had the floors tested and it was confirmed to be asbestos,
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fit us in at the last minute so we could continue with our remodel with only a slight delay. The price seemed very reasonable and the crew was fantastic.
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were very professional, patient and kind and made what could have been a scary time for us as calm and easy as possible.
During the removal process our house was visited by an inspector from the Air Quality Management District (government agency). The inspector said the
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crew was doing a great job and that everything looked good. It gave us even more confidence in this crew.
We would highly recommend this company.

- Diane V.
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4513 E Indigo St
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284 E Chilton Dr
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5900 E Main ST.
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AirMD

7700 Congress Ave
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AM/PM RESTORATION SERVICES, LLC

2122 W LONE CACTUS RD
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American Abatement

3163 W. Stephens Place
Chandler, AZ

APPLIED ENVIROSOLUTIONS

1450 W Guadalupe Road
Gilbert, AZ

Arizona Roofing and Solar

935 e Sorenson
Mesa, Az

ASAP Restoration LLC

20701 North Scottsdale Road, Suite 107-292
Scottsdale, AZ

B COLORFUL LLC

3726 W Villa Linda Dr
Glendale, AZ

Bio-One

3370 N Hayden Rd
Scottsdale, AZ

Camelback Contractors Inc

10201 N 21st Ave Ste 9
Phoenix, AZ

Certified Professional Restoration

1779 N Congress Ave
Boynton Beach, FL

Code 7 & Fire & Water Restoration

38473 N Jonathan St
Queen Creek, AZ

Consumer Finance Solutions

6909 W Ray Rd., B15-106
Chandler, AZ

CTC Contracting LLC

1955 North Val Vista Suite 106
Mesa, AZ

D&K Entprises

517 S Lebaron Road
Mesa, AZ
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