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 »

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 »

Asbestos & Schools?

Asbestos is a mineral that has been used in insulation, textiles and multiple other building materials throughout the 20th century. Materials containing asbestos have been used in school buildings ... Read More »

How is asbestos dangerous?

Asbestos is a flame retardant formerly used in numerous buildings, including schools and houses. Asbestos has been discovered to cause serious health problems in some people who are exposed to it, ... Read More »