Water Tank & Flue Removal

If you think there may be asbestos in your water tank or flue, call Goodbye Asbestos for safe asbestos testing, removal and disposal.

Asbestos cement was widely used in water tanks and flues in the 60s, 70s and 80s, as it is strong, cheap, alkali-resistant and acid-resistant. When it was discovered in the mid-80s that asbestos can be dangerous when the dust or fibre particles are breathed in, the law banned the use of it in building materials.

But some homes and commercial spaces that were built before then still contain asbestos – whether in water tanks, flues, roofs, ceilings or floor tiles. If you are worried about asbestos in your property, you can invest in expert asbestos surveys and removal to rid your water tanks and flues of the potentially harmful substance.

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Efficient asbestos testing

The Goodbye Asbestos team can visit your property and carry out thorough asbestos testing to assess the level and condition of the asbestos in your water tanks and flues. Asbestos is only harmful if it has been disturbed or broken – so, if there are cracks or signs of damage, then it will definitely need to be removed, and we will arrange for our team of experts to do this as soon as possible.

If you think there may be asbestos in your water tank or flue but are not sure, then the safest option is to contact the experts at Goodbye Asbestos, as we know exactly what to look for and have the professional equipment to carry out the test safely.

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  • "Very professional and friendly service. Initialy spoke with Andy who gave us a quote and date for the work to be done. Chris and Jeff arrived on time and completely removed our garage although it was pouring with rain. They cleared all the rubbish and left the area clean. Would thoughly recomend this company. Work carried out in Crawley, West Sussex."

    Alan Barrett
  • "Goodbye Asbestos cleared away an old concrete prefab garage for me this weekend. The job was slightly bigger than the team was expecting on arrival but they just got on and sorted it out. They were polite, fast and tidy. Would definitely recommend."

    J Cascarina
  • "I wanted to say a big thank you to Chris and the team for the superb job they did this morning in dismantling our horrible old asbestos/concrete garage! It was all done very quickly and professionally. They wore PPE and the asbestos roof panels were securely wrapped in plastic sheeting. The site was left clean and tidy afterwards. I also appreciated your sending me your waste licence and a copy of your insurance which was very reassuring as one reads some horror stories about waste disposal cowboys."

    Gordon Taylor
  • "I was really pleased to find a company that could dispose of an old asbestos garage that had already been dismantled and stacked in my garden for years. I thought it was going to be much more hassle than it was and was pleasantly surprised at the cost. The guys arrived and were polite, courteous and efficient. No hidden charges or additions to the quote. I will happily recommend them to friends and family."

    Gerard Lenihan
  • "A very quick service. Andy really helped me out when my electrician had to stop work as it was suspected that our kitchen ceiling could be asbestos. He came round the next day and a couple of samples were taken. The results showed no asbestos. I was relieved."

    James Higton
  • "Removed an asbestos garage roof, whole shed with asbestos roof, and then when there was further asbestos at the end of the garden took that too. Worked very hard solidly for two hours, loaded sheets, wore masks and suits. Great service and solved a big problem for me."

    Elizabeth Anderson
  • "Great service, friendly staff and competitive price. The asbestos was picked up by a diligent worker who came back and checked that there were no small bits on the ground. That really impressed me. Would recommend."

    James Goldbridge
  • "Arrived at 8 am to remove an asbestos board found behind a panel.

    After reassuring my wife that the house wasn’t contaminated with asbestos fibres, the team were very efficient and thorough. An air test was also carried out which confirmed that no asbestos particles were present. Thank you Goodbye Asbestos."

    Louis Parsons
  • "Sent email about an asbestos test on textured ceiling, replied immediately and arranged the test 2 days later. 5th March arrived at the arranged time and sample taken, very professional and extremely nice technician. The certificate arrived mid-morning 8th March. If work is required on ceilings will definitely use this company, very competitive rates."

    Charles Shaw
  • "A big thank you to Chris and the team for the superb job they did dismantling our horrible old asbestos/concrete garage! It was all done very quickly and professionally. They wore PPE and the asbestos roof panels were securely wrapped in plastic sheeting. The site was left clean and tidy afterwards. I also appreciated your sending me your waste licence and a copy of your insurance which was very reassuring."

    Hugh Walton
  • "Andy was professional and efficient and clear. I knew when his team were coming and his team explained how they intended to approach the job whilst on site. The disposal of my garage asbestos roof was made easy and achieved punctually. I would recommend Andy and his team to anyone."

    James Mapley
  • "Very happy with the service will recommend and use them again clean and fast to clear from site 100% happy thanks"

    Grant Turner
  • "I have used Goodbye Asbestos twice, once removing an old asbestos shed and recently my large garage which had an asbestos roof. The guys are efficient, clean and friendly. All wear the appropriate clothing whilst handling the asbestos. Organising the quote and the demolition was easy. I'd highly recommend Goodbye Asbestos for any Asbestos removal you may require."

    Callum Stott
  • "On finding Marley tiles on our floors we were in urgent need of having them removed. Goodbye Asbestos were amazing. They booked us in really quickly and on time, came and scraped up all the offending tiles and gripper rods. They disposed of the rubbish and sealed the under floor, leaving us ready for the laying of our new flooring. A job well done."

    Paul Tootill
  • "Goodbye Asbestos provided a very polite and professional service on a pre-purchase where a suspicious material was identified by a surveyor. Tom gave us a quick turn around and timeframe and kept us updated throughout the process. Would highly recommend for a no fuss experience!"

    Elizabeth Packham
  • "I had the demolition of an asbestos garage done by 'Goodbye Asbestos' and couldn't recommend them more, they were highly professional, clean and extremely polite."

    Megan Forrester
  • "I have asked Goodbye Asbestos to remove my asbestos roof and replace it with insulated corrugated metal panels. I recommend them highly as I am very pleased with the quality of their workmanship, their attentive service and communications."

    Stefano Ferrari
  • "Extremely quick response from Andy on my initial online quote. Very helpful from first contact on the phone clarifying all my questions and issues particularly around the difficult access to the back of the property. Excellent price to remove asbestos shed roof as well as demolish and remove rest of the shed. Arrived when they said they would, did the job fast and well, left no mess. Would definitely recommend."

    Phil Blue
  • "I had my asbestos water tank removed from my loft in Croydon. Chris did a great job. They had about a weeks lead time. I needed this done ASAP and they were able to prioritise it and we booked it in next day. Thanks to Andy"

    Danny Williams
  • "Really helpful and flexible and collected all my asbestos with no hassle. And significantly cheaper than anyone else I could find. Would fully recommend them."

    Andrew Crossley

Secure asbestos removal

We are experts in removing asbestos from water tanks and flues safely, efficiently and with as little disruption as possible to your property. We’ll have the water supply disconnected by a professional plumber, and then we will water down the area so that asbestos fibres are less likely to get into the air. Wearing high-quality safety gear and protective suits, our team will remove the asbestos cement water tank or flue and any asbestos waste. We will leave the area clean and tidy so that you can easily get a more modern water tank or flue fitted.

Safe and compliant asbestos disposal

Any asbestos we remove from your water tank or flue will be disposed of at an official, approved waste transfer facility. After we have completed the work, you will receive a hazardous waste consignment note from The Environment Agency to confirm that the asbestos has been removed and disposed of properly. If you have any questions or concerns about asbestos disposal or about asbestos more generally, please feel free to ask us: our team will be more than happy to provide you with the answers and advice that you need.

If you think there may be asbestos in your water tank or flue, please contact us at Goodbye Asbestos today. We’ll carry out asbestos surveys and, if we find anything, arrange safe and efficient asbestos removal. We’re happy to provide you with a free, no-obligation quotation.