Here in central Ohio, as in much of the country, there was a tremendous building boom back in the 1960s and 1970s to meet the demands of the burgeoning Baby Boomer generation. Back then in Ohio, asbestos was thought to be a reliable, cost-effective fire retardant, and heat insulator. It became part and parcel of many homes and buildings, as insulation or as part of other materials, such as:
Editor's Note: This blog was originally posted on February 8th, 2018 and was updated on July 16th, 2018.
When a building comes down or a concrete surface is torn up, what happens with the remnants? Well, one of two things:
- It can sit and take up space in a landfill, or
- It can be reused
Yeah, we like the second option, too.
Demolishing a building or piece of infrastructure is a commitment. As the property owner, you probably have concerns about unforeseen circumstances that could result in litigation, personal injury, or worse.