Asbestos Testing

Asbestos Testing

Are you in the field and need a COST ESTIMATE or a quick ANSWER to a question?

Call us at (310)-544-1837 and speak to a California certified asbestos consultant(CAC). Or, scroll down and complete the mobile-friendly form for a fast estimate!


In the meantime, some quick facts about us to let you know you’ve come to the right place:

  • Ellis was founded in Southern California in 1994.
  • We’ve administered more than $62 million in abatement and demolition projects.
  • We work for some of the most demanding (and recognizable) studios, hospitals and universities in Southern California.
  • While we do many things, we specialize in asbestos, lead, mold and IAQ testing.

The process of working with us is simple: 

  1. TEST:  Ellis provides the testing and analyses required as the first step in any renovation project.  We’ll let you know if abatement is required. 
  2. PROCURE QUOTES: If abatement is required, we can create a clear and simple work plan to show to bidding contractors. When the scope of work is clear, bids are lowered.
  3. ADMINISTER THE PROJECT:  After bids are received, you will need an experienced advocate to manage the process on a daily basis on your behalf. This will include pre-abatement and post-abatement inspections, monitoring of adjacent areas during the work, final inspection and clearance sampling.

Ellis Environmental -- your best choice to avoid costly mistakes and delays. 


Since our founding in 1994 we’ve administered more than $62 million in abatement and demolition projects for some of the most demanding studios, hospitals and universities in Southern California.

Call Today: (310) 544-1837


255WestFifthStreet.jpgWhile we do many things, the process of working with us is simple: 

Step 1 – TEST.  You cannot estimate costs or procure quotes for removal of asbestos until those materials are accurately identified and quantified.  This is Ellis’ primary service.  Ellis’ licensed, EPA-certified building inspectors will submit physical samples to a NVLAP accredited laboratory.  In its subsequent report, Ellis will tell you whether or not the area you’ll renovating or demolishing contains asbestos.  If no asbestos is identified, you may simply provide a copy of our report to local permitting agencies and your general contractor.  When asbestos IS identified, continue on to Step 2 below.

Step 2 – PROCURE QUOTES for Abatement.  Where asbestos is identified and when abatement is required, you will need a clear and simple work plan to show to bidding contractors. Ellis provides this service. On your behalf, we will give contractors a clear idea of the work required. When the scope of work is clear, bids are lowered. Ellis’ fees are usually exceeded by the cost savings produced by this single effort.

Step 3: ADMINISTER THE PROJECT.  After bids are received, you will need a representative - an experienced professional acting on your behalf - to manage the process on a daily basis. This will include pre-abatement and post-abatement inspections, monitoring of adjacent areas during the work, final inspection and clearance sampling.  We are your eyes and ears inside the asbestos removal work area.  Ellis’ final clearance notice, signed by a California certified asbestos consultant, is the legal document that you and your general contractor need to continue your project.

Choosing the right firm to do the testing - and keeping that firm by your side through the entire abatement process - is your fastest, least expensive, long-term solution.  Ellis Environmental; your best choice to avoid costly mistakes and delays.

Call us at (310) 544-1837 for more information.

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Your hazardous materials testing will be performed by a degreed, certified and insured industrial hygienist, and your report will come from a California-licensed consultant with 20+ years of experience.

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