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Asbestos Encapsulation

SprayCork is certified for asbestos surfaces, providing builders, residential and specification managers with an effective solution.

  • Quick installation
  • Minimal disruption
  • Flexible
  • Thermally insulating
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The best asbestos encapsulation solution

Commonly found within residential and industrial properties built in the mid-20th century, asbestos was used far and wide in construction, from asbestos insulating board (AIB) ceiling tiles and external cladding, through to corrugated sheeting to strengthen roofing materials. While asbestos is no longer used in the UK, it is not required to have it removed from existing buildings, so long as the material is not damaged and releasing any hazardous fibres, making encapsulation an ideal solution to ensure the material stays intact.

Proven to be cheaper and safer than removal, materials containing asbestos can now be sprayed with SprayCork to safely encase it, making it ideal for tackling vast industrial spaces. Encapsulation also keeps the waste out of landfill, plus any buildings where asbestos has been encased can qualify for land remediation tax relief, as the process is protecting the building and the environment from harmful contaminants.

The environmentally-sound building coating has a multitude of applications and we continue to find more niche uses for it, expanding its possibilities. We’ve seen more enquiries coming through for this type of application as asbestos tiles installed in the 60’s and 70’s is quickly reaching the end of their average lifespan.
SprayCork comes with a 15-year warranty for asbestos encapsulation, before the surface would need to be re-sprayed to ensure continued protection.
Fire resistance
Cork is naturally highly resistant to heat and able to reduce the spread of fire. SprayCork has a euro-class B safety rating.
Suitable for coastal properties
The cork tree evolved in coastal regions around the Mediterranean, giving cork material a totally natural resistant to salty air. So a SprayCork coating is the natural partner for seaside walls.
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Lower your heating bills
Your SprayCork coating will reduce heat loss from emissions by up to 30.4%, which can bring significant savings on your energy costs.
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Acoustic insulation
Your SprayCork coating will reduce the loud and unbearable noise rain by up to 38db, creating a more peaceful space.
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Environmentally friendly
The regeneration process of cork absorbs more carbon than the tree would in its normal state, making SprayCork a carbon-negative product.
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100% sustainable and carbon negative
The regeneration process of cork absorbs more carbon than the tree would in its normal state, making SprayCork a carbon-negative product.
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SprayCork is recommended by Kevin McCloud, presenter of TV's Grand Designs and nominated as one of his Green Hero's 3 years in a row.

What Our Customers Say

  • "Highly recommended. So polite and helpful. ALWAYS answers his phone...which is rare these days! Quality of job was amazing. Finished to a tee. Wished all tradesmen were this efficient. keeping number for future use. DO NOT hesitate to use....brilliant. Thanks lads!!!"
    Victoria Ball
  • "Recently had the front of our house rendered, Dan was excellent at explaining all of our options and arrived with samples to help our decision. Both Dan & Brad were polite, respectful and worked hard to get the job done. Very tidy workers. Would have no hesitation in recommending you"
    Nikki Hubbard
  • "A great big thank you to Dan and Brad for our lovely wall. You worked so incredibly hard through adversity. Very professional and meticulous and would whole heartedly recommend you. Hope to see you soon for the downstairs toilet revamp!"
    Heather Embrey
  • "Dan and his team have done an amazing job on the front of our house. Friendly and polite, kept us constantly updated & went above and beyond when a delivery went to the wrong house. Would highly recommend them if you are considering to have work done. Thanks Dan."
    Lindsey Holland
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Why Choose Us

Tiwi Solutions are an approved applicator of SprayCork and our clients can be assured with absolute peace of mind when appointing us to conduct their projects. 

We have over 16 years of experience in the industry and an excellent reputation for providing outstanding quality and exceptional service at competitive prices.
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Asbestos Encapsulation FAQs

What area do you cover?

Tiwi Solutions are nationwide installers of SprayCork for asbestos encapsulation.

How dangerous is asbestos?

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) asbestos materials in good condition are considered safe unless asbestos fibres become airborne, which happens when materials become damaged. When it becomes damaged or reaches the end of its lifespan, these dangerous fibres can be released into the air, which can then be inhaled and potentially cause serious illness. If it is damaged, it will need to be removed by a specialist contractor.

How do I deal with asbestos on my property or building?

Whilst removal may seem like the obvious choice, it’s often best to leave any asbestos that is in good condition as it is, as removal can cause it to become damaged and release its dangerous fibres. Removal can also be complicated, expensive and needs to be carried out by specialist teams.

As much of the asbestos used in the UK will be reaching its natural end of life, it is possible to encapsulate it rather than remove it – if it is still intact. As it doesn’t disturb the asbestos, the risk of dangerous airborne particles is reduced, making encapsulation a safer option that removal. Encapsulating it also keeps the asbestos out of landfill.
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