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Welcoming Our New Member Joe Aiken

Bringing 35 years of management and technical experience.

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Hospital Assessments

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INTERESTED IN JOINING A COMPANY WITH OVER 40 YEARS
HISTORY IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE DUE DILIGENCE?

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Supporting the New
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Property Condition Assessments

National Inspection Services provides professional building inspections to ensure a property’s safety and building integrity.
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Environmental Site Assessments

Environmental hazards liability is the biggest financial risk associated with commercial property ownership today.
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Asbestos Surveys

Asbestos is one of the most widely recognized construction health hazards. In addition to causing asbestos, it is also a challenging and expensive obstacle for real estate investors.
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Litigation Support

National Inspection Services professionals can provide effective expert witness services for plaintiffs or defendants in real estate litigation.
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What Contractors and Tradespeople Need to Know About Asbestos, Lead-based Paint, and Mold

Contractor_Asbestos_Lead_Mold-smEvery day general contractors and tradespeople call National Inspection Services of ces with questions about the laws and their due diligence regarding asbestos, lead-based paint, and mold.

Asbestos

If you are a residential or commercial contractor or tradesperson involved in maintaining, razing or remodeling construction, you need to know about the law and your responsibilities regarding asbestos. In Colorado, thousands of properties of all ages still harbor this dangerous brous silicate, which was used for many decades in re-resistant and insulating building materials. Even newly built construction may contain asbestos because, contrary to popular belief, asbestos has not been banned in the United States.

Here is just a partial list of the materials in which asbestos may be hiding:

  • ceiling textures
  • vinyl oor coverings and mastic
  • boiler and pipe insulation
  • heating and cooling duct insulation
  • ceiling tile
  • roofing products
  • clapboard shingles

Asbestos is subject to both federal and state regulations. In Colorado, every property must be inspected for asbestos by a Colorado-certi ed asbestos building inspector before any demolition or construction work takes place. In fact, it is illegal to improperly disturb asbestos- containing materials (ACMs).

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