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If your attic insulation looks like a shiny gravel material and feels very light weight, you probably have vermiculite insulation.  Anchor Environmental Services is your trusted resource utilizing trained, certified, and licensed personnel in the safe, legal, and proper removal and disposal of this hazardous asbestos material. 

Vermiculite is a light-weight, fire-resistant, and odorless material that has been used in numerous products, including insulation for attics and walls.  Sizes of vermiculite insulation products range from very fine particles, like pebbles, to larger pieces, like popcorn.  If you have vermiculite insulation in your home, you should assume this material is contaminated with asbestos and be aware of steps you can take to protect yourself and your family from exposure to asbestos. 

All owners should be aware and informed that there are programs available to assist with the cost to remove vermiculite insulation and also replace it with something new.    

Assistance information

W.R. Grace Company established the Zonolite Attic Insulation Trust in a settlement with the US EPA for contamination. (  In addition to W.R. Grace, programs like MASS SAVE offer rebates through their programs typically involving energy audits.  


Our professional, friendly, and knowledgeable staff helps safeguard the environment, and its occupants for Hazardous Airborne Pollutants.


Call or email today to schedule your free estimate: 781-834-7645

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