Asbestos related insurance claims can be tricky. Not all are successful and they can even result in money out of your pocket. Don’t take chances: call an expert in asbestos abatement before you take action.
Whether you are a homeowner or an insurance agent, you may need the services of a company that is well known for fast detection and remediation. Insurers refer to these as “pollutants” and your insurance claims may be denied if problems are not addressed correctly. Call now for advice and answers.
Insurers vary on what they will cover. If the problem was caused by an unforeseen disaster, like an act of nature or a burst pipe, remediation may be covered under your flood insurance policy. However, if you’ve neglected to fix a leaky faucet for years or drilled through a wall without checking for asbestos, you may be considered negligent and your insurance claims not covered.
We are state certified to remediate all types of asbestos before disaster cleanups are performed. We can abate asbestos found in materials in a soot-damaged property. Call for trusted expertise since 1987. We are licensed, bonded and fully insured for removal of these hazards.
Asbestos Insurance Claims
If your home was built before the 1990s, it likely has this fiber somewhere within. Left undisturbed, this fireproof mineral does not pose a danger. But a flood, fire or other tragedy could disturb it and spew cancer-causing particulate into the atmosphere.
The mineral fiber must be sampled and identified, and then treated or disposed of properly before restoration begins. Insurance agents and homeowners alike trust us with this dangerous work all the time. Call now and get your questions answered and problems solved.
If you hire someone to repair a water heater that has asbestos insulation, or you build a room addition as a DIY project, you could be responsible for releasing asbestos fibers into the air. Common components that contain this material include acoustic ceilings, insulation and gaskets in heating appliances, siding, roofing, and many types of insulation.
In a recent landmark case, a condominium association was left with a $650,000 abatement bill after remodeling disturbed spray-on asbestos coatings. Lawsuits against the contractor and insurer were unsuccessful because the condo had a “pollution exclusion” in its policy.
The lesson here: Before you remodel or repair, call the trusted professionals at Air Safe to sample your materials and bring it to safe condition.
We perform work related to asbestos insurance claims in Boston, Cape cod, Massachusetts.