Could you have asbestos in your house?

Answer If your house was built before the late 1980s in the United States, you could have asbestos in your house. Homes were commonly built using asbestos, a natural mineral found in rocks, until the mid-... Read More »

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Where do you throw away old asbestos siding on a house?

it depends. if you are a contractor you need to dispose of asbestos in the proper ways as according to the OSHA guidlines. But if you are the home owner than there is no regulations. you can legall... Read More »

Asbestos fibres in the house! HELPPP?

I would contact an asbestos mitigation company. They may recommend replacing the furniture. Asbestos is dangerous because it enters the lungs and never leaves.

Can I remove asbestos from my own house in New Jersey?

There is no law preventing you from removing asbestos from your own home in New Jersey, but you will probably need to have a permit to dispose of it. You will also need to wear appropriate hazardou... Read More »

If your house is damp and also has asbestos in it could this be the cause of your children's suspected asthma?

The dampness of the house may contribute to children's asthma by encouraging the growth of mold. Asbestos does not contribute to asthma.Although several forms of cancer are caused by asbestos, the ... Read More »