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Asbestos Eaves Removal Adelaide

Need Asbestos Eave Removal Adelaide? Did you know that Asbestos Eaves were used in nearly every home in Adelaide built prior to 1993?. The eave linings of you home (the sheeting between the gutter line and the walls of your house) are the most likely place to have asbestos cement in your home. This can also extend into the porch or carport ceiling. This can be problematic when you want to have new light fittings installed or perhaps security cameras or motion sensors. Don’t let tradesman go drilling into your eaves without getting them tested by South Adelaide Asbestos Removal the asbestos removal specialists.


Have Your Eaves Been Damaged?

Eaves can often fall down or be damaged by severe weather, either from water damage to supporting structures or wind, and can require professional asbestos removal.

Call Us Immediately

If the eaves or porch panels fall down call us immediately to discuss the safest way to handle the situation until we can arrive to remove the damaged asbestos cement for you. 


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Trades People will Not Handle Asbestos?

The Asbestos Cement Eaves may also require removal if you are having the roof or fascia’s replaced on your house. Other trades will not work around asbestos cement so its best to remove it at the same time other work is planned, updating and improving the safety of your house in one go!

We Work With Other Trades

We can work in with any other trades group to make things go smoothly for you, just call South Adelaide Asbestos Removal for a free quote today!


South Adelaide Asbestos Removal take care of the entire process for you!

We prepare all the necessary applications and lodge them with Safe Work SA.

We notify your neighbours of the day and time that the work is to be done.

We make sure that all preparations are made to make the job go smoothly and safely, not just during the removal process but also for the safe transport and disposal of the asbestos waste.

Excellent service. The guys were quick and efficient and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to family and friends . Definitely 5++++stars

Jan Curzon

Asbestos Eaves Removal Questions and Answers

Question: Do all houses have asbestos cement eaves?


No, some houses don’t have lined eaves at all. That said Asbestos cement was the most common material used to line eaves from the 1960’s all the way to 1993.

Question: My Building Inspector or Tradesman said it’s not asbestos, so I’m good right?


NO!  The only way to be sure is to have testing done. Unless your tradesman or building inspector has previous experience identifying or removing asbestos they may be making ill-informed statements… better to know than guess! Contact South Adelaide Asbestos Removal for more information and advice on asbestos eave removal.

Question: The eaves on my house are painted cement sheet that looks in good order, is it likely to be asbestos?


If it was built before 1993 its very likely!  When in any doubt ALWAYS treat ANY cement sheet as asbestos cement without test results that say otherwise

Question: Can I just leave the eaves alone?


Yes, as long as they are in good condition and well maintained and painted. However, if you want any electrical light or CCTV cameras fitted you’ll most likely find the tradesman will want the eaves removed first so they can be replaced with non- asbestos based cement sheet that is safer for drilling / cutting etc.

Question: What does asbestos cement eaves look like?


Generally, asbestos eave linings are 3 – 6mm thick and a mid grey colour. The sheets are very hard and not very flexible compared to gyprock or plaster. If you can carefully prod the sheet with a knife it will easily penetrate gyprock or plaster (which is generally white, chalky and soft) whereas asbestos will be VERY difficult to penetrate at all.

Contact Address

T: (08) 8384 6300
M: PO Box 198, Morphett Vale. SA 5162
A: 1/38 Chapman Road, Hackham SA 5163


  • SA Builders License RL115833
  • Safework SA Asbestos Removal License 72995
  • EPA Transport license 2973