How to become the best Attic Insulation Removalists
Preparation the Area
To be prepared to remove insulation – the first step is to determine the kind of insulation.
Contamination in the home increases if the insulation removalists are not called in time to remove the damaged and infested rodents or leaking roofs that require repair. If the insulation gets wet – it gives rise to mold that spreads to other areas. It is unsafe to live in a rodent infested area specially after it has remains of rodent droppings or urine contaminated insulation.
Testing for Asbestos remains – before hiring Insulation Removalists
This kind of insulation was used by out dated insulation removalists. Before the insulation is removed one should check for remains of asbestos. It is extremely harmful to your health. Home built between 1925 and 1955 are the ones that may have asbestos in their insulation. You can even buy a home testing kit or rent it from your insulation removalists. As per the instructions follow the safety procedures to test if there are any asbestos remains. Asbestos can be removed by hiring professional insulation removalists. Do not do it yourself as it is dangerous and harmful.
Batt and Blanket Insulation – before hiring Insulation Removalists
If you are ready to DIY and are ready to spend your precious weekends or holidays by using your time and energy, instead of hiring insulation removalists – be prepared to wear gloves, glares, full sleeve shirt, long pants, respirator and dust mask so that when you indulge in removing batt insulation. Batt insulation is normally trapped between ceiling and wall cavities. While you are wearing the gloves lift the batt or blanket and detach it from the cavity. If it is attached them use a knife made for this purpose and cut along the sides of the batt as you proceed to remove it entirely. Before you do this – keep some heavy dusty trash bags ready.
Insulation – Blown-In – before hiring Insulation Removalists
There are two kinds of blown in insulation : fiberglass and cellulose insulation. Fiberglass insulation is of different types like puffy white cotton balls, white, pink or yellow in color. If you are doing this on your own and don’t wan to hire Insulation removalists – rent a filter insulation vacuum removals equipment. Use a flexible 150 foot long hose X 6 inches to draw out the trapped insulation straight from the attic into the gigantic removal bags ready to de disposed.
This method avoids the powdery insulation to spread in the house and create particles suspended in the air.
Cover all areas that you do not want exposed with plastic sheets before you do the insulation removals yourself or call for insulation removalists. Even close the doorways by using plastic sheets sealed by tapes so that the material does not enter through the opening of other rooms. If attic is even faintly infested with rodents contact insulation removalists immediately. Major contamination can be occur due to droppings, urine and dead rodents.
Make sure the insulation removals area is washed thoroughly to remove any remains.