How do I check for asbestos?

Answer HistoryResearch the history of your home--houses built prior to 1950 are more likely to have been insulated with asbestos, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.Common LocationsExamine t... Read More »

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ASBESTOS....should my hubby knock down shed full of asbestos?

DON'T DO IT!!! That would send asbestos buy the load into the air for him to inhale. He should tell his brother to contact a contractor to remove it properly or he could be seriously risking his he... Read More »

When was asbestos used?

Asbestos has been used sporadically throughout human history. It was used extensively in the early part of the 20th century as insulation, in brake pads and in many industrial products. Asbestos ex... Read More »

Is all asbestos bad?

The term asbestos refers to a number of fibers used in building materials, and yes, they are all potentially harmful. The fibers become toxic when they are disturbed and become microscopic particle... Read More »

How to Test for Asbestos?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring class of mineral, made of thin, tightly packed fibers of very durable material. Its strength made it ideal for insulation, fireproofing, and many other uses. Howev... Read More »