asbestos removalAsbestos Regulations in Colorado

Although mining for asbestos in the United States has been banned, it can still be imported from other countries such as Canada and Mexico. Asbestos-containing materials can be purchased at the nearest hardware store. Asbestos testing requirements in Colorado for residential restoration and renovation are:

  • Greater than 32 square feet
  • Greater than 50 linear feet
  • Greater than a 55 gallon drum

Commercial trigger levels in Colorado for asbestos testing are as follows:

  • Greater than 160 square feet
  • Greater than 260 linear feet
  • Greater than a 55 gallon drum