The Cost of Asbestos Removal Services

Do you own any asbestos product in your place? You probably are starting to wonder about its presence. Now relax, before you are thinking about removing them, you may need to calculate the removal cost first. Especially, if you lived in Perth. Perth is the second most expensive place for an asbestos removal service. You don’t need to worry. Through an estimation, you can manage everything efficiently.

The Cost of Asbestos Removal Services

It is hard to tell the difference between a material which contains with asbestos or not. It is impossible for you to see the presence of asbestos using naked eyes. Thus, to initiate a removal process, you have to go for a thorough checking across your building. The asbestos testing process is the only legal option for you to learn more about the existence of asbestos in your place. However, inspecting your house thoroughly must be done by professional assessors. You will have to avoid any trouble from mishandling the asbestos product.

A general sampling in Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney will be ranging about $150 to $500 per sample. An additional work of an air monitoring for a post-inspection service will probably cost you about $600 to $1000. Add it all up then the total cost for the asbestos inspection will usually go between $750 and $1500. Every cost of asbestos removal service will always be depending on the city and the state in which your building is located.

Basically, once the existence of asbestos is fully confirmed in one place, then you will be asked to conduct a full inspection at your place. A full inspection in your home will cost around $500 and $900. An asbestos testing process will not only help you to ensure your safety. It is also important for you to give a clear status of your property, especially when you want to put it on sale.

Then when the inspection is done, you can proceed to the next step which is the removal process. Estimating an asbestos removal service can be a little bit complicated because, as mentioned above, the rate may vary. Usually, it will depend on the scope of work needed. In average, most licensed contractors usually have minimum rates which start ranging from about $1,500 to $3,000. However, the problem is hiring a removalist in Western Australia is expensive, it will cost you from about $48,5/m2.

Check out the lists of the average asbestos removal Perth services costs:


Area Perth
Minimum fee $400-$600
Small jobs (0-50 m2) $80-$110 per m2
Medium jobs (50-100 m2) $60-$100 per m2
Large jobs (more than 100 m2) $45-$80 per m2


Area Perth
Minimum fee $400-$600
10 meter $900-$1600
50 meter $2500-$3500
100 meter $4000-$8000

External cladding

Area Perth
Small jobs (0-50 m2) $80-$110 per m2
Medium jobs (50-100 m2) $60-90 per m2
Large jobs (more than 100 m2) $60-$80 per m2

Internal cladding

In Perth, a minimum cost for an internal cladding removal is about $500. Usually, a contractor will ask you for around $70 to $100 per square metre to uninstall up to 20 meter of asbestos materials.

Vinyl flooring

In Perth, the average cost to remove 30 square metres of vinyl flooring is around $3,000. You may expect to be charged for at least $8,500 to remove a vinyl flooring of 100 square metres.


You will probably get charged around $350 to $500 in minimum to remove eaves with asbestos in your building. Approximately, the cost to uninstall 0 to 10 lineal metres of eaves in Perth is ranging around $50 to $80 per metre. You will be charged more for a larger job around 50 lineal metres of eaves which will cost about $55 to $90 per metre.

Post-removal inspection

Finish the project with conducting a post-removal inspection of air monitoring to make sure the safety as well as the completion of the entire removal works. The post-removal inspection services may be charged around $1000 to $2000.

You don’t need to be overwhelmed if you don’t know the difference between linear metres and square metres. It is okay to not be familiar with these kinds of calculations on a regular basis. So, here’s how you do it!

Calculating the square metres (m2)

  • Measure the length and width of the targeted asbestos product in metres.
  • Multiply the width by the length.

Calculating the linear metres (lm)

  • Measure the length of the targeted asbestos product in metres – don’t think about any other dimensions.
  • Finish!

If you are looking for a reliable removalist, there are a lot of options you can choose. It will be easier for you to look for a reliable removalist via online. There are a lot of portals for asbestos contractors. Try Asbestos Watch Perth for example. They provide a list full of contractors for you to call.

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