How to Determine the Composition of Soil...

What is the composition of soil? Soil contains both organic and non-organic materials, both of which are necessary for good root growth and plant development. Depending on the type of plants being planted in the soil, some may have better adaptations to certain components than others. Through in-field testing (such…

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Why is Asbestos Dangerous?

What is asbestos? Asbestos is a fibrous silicate mineral that has been mined and infused into a variety of materials, from fabrics to ceramics, for thousands of years. Due to its composition and heat resistance properties, asbestos was valued for its ability to resist fire, and because of its structure…

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How Much Does Asbestos Testing Cost?...

The average cost for residential asbestos testing is around $600, but a comprehensive inspection can cost around $1500 or more. For renovation projects, since the demolition and chance of making otherwise stable material "friable" increases, inspection is much more intensive and begins at $1200 for a residential project. However there are…

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Does a Phase 1 ESA Meet the Requirements...

  A Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment (Phase 1 ESA) is a report that is used to assess current and historical uses or impacts on a property. It helps determine if there is any existing or potential contamination of the site that could cause harm to human health or the…

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How Long Does a Phase 1 Environmental Si...

A phase 1 ESA can take fewer than two weeks for an ideal location with little to no development history. For a project with substantial documentation at the local and state level to review, the site assessment can last several weeks. Typical total time for a phase 1 esa =…

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How Much Does a Phase 1 Environmental Si...

  The cost of a phase 1 esa usually starts at around $1400 and goes up from there. Sometimes upwards of $4500 or above, depending on the complexity of the site assessment. Depending on how many reports you need, multiple reports can also be discounted, thus lowering the total cost of…

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