At First General Edmonton we have a very experienced team that specializes in asbestos remediation. It is crucial to have the right team perform the removal of asbestos-containing items.

It is becoming more and more common in the industry to see asbestos removal performed improperly, as contractors try to cut costs. This can result in trace amounts of asbestos being left in your home. Using our state-of-the-art equipment and best practices we prevent this from happening.

Asbestos Abatement Edmonton

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Call Us: (780) 463-4040

Our Asbestos Remediation Services include:


  • Asbestos Removal Estimates
  • Asbestos Sampling
  • Asbestos Abatement/Removal
  • Asbestos Assessment* (in conditions where removing is not the best option, we will advise of an ideal alternative solution)
  • Asbestos Removal in Attic Insulation
  • Asbestos removal in Ducts/HVAC systems
  • Vermiculite Insulation Removal
  • Asbestos Removal from pipes
  • Asbestos Floor Tile Removal
  • Air Sampling after work is completed

Asbestos FAQ

What Does Asbestos Look Like?

Crocidolite (blue), amosite (brown), and chrysotile (white) – Probably too small for you to see.

When Was Asbestos Banned in Canada?

1977 in homes (They had it slowly fizzled out as people still used the products, they had already purchased which is why it is found in materials up to 1990).

Where Can Asbestos Be Found in My Home?

Drywall mud compound, ceiling tiles, vinyl floor tiles, roofing shingles and siding, tar paper, sealants, caulking, tape on pipes, insulation, linoleum floor adhesive.

What Should I Do if I Find Asbestos in My Home?

Nothing, unless it’s has become disturbed, and particles are airborne it is not a hazard to you. If it appears disturbed, cover it with plastic. Always test material before demolition, call an asbestos testing company to complete tests, if positive, call an abatement company or us to remove it safely for you.

When Was Asbestos Used in Homes in Canada?

Asbestos can be found in homes 1990 and older.

How Do I Tell the Difference Between Asbestos and Cellulose Insulation?

Asbestos or vermiculite insulation is generally pebble-like, and it is greyish brown or gold. Cellulose insulation is grayish and appears like shredded paper.