What should asbestos tiles be covered with?

Answer On One Hand: Seal a Potential ProblemAsbestos tile is only dangerous if broken, so the tactic of asbestos encapsulation is effective in covering good tile. Seal the space with an air-proof barrier ... Read More »

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Can you cover broken asbestos tiles with epoxy?

Yes, you can cover broken asbestos tiles with epoxy. Asbestos fibers found in some tiles are not dangerous unless they make their way into the air and are inhaled. Covering broken asbestos tiles wi... Read More »

What is the size of asbestos tiles?

The standard size for early asbestos tiles was 9 inches by 9 inches. Later tiles also came in a larger 12-by-12 size. Size alone is not an indication of the presence of asbestos. The definitive way... Read More »

What are asbestos tiles made of?

Depending on the age of the floor, asbestos tiles may contain asphalt, polyvinyl chloride, plastic and true vinyl. Mixed with these materials will be varying amounts of asbestos fibers. The fibers ... Read More »

What Type of Ceiling Tiles Contain Asbestos? states that T-Bar ceiling tiles used in "suspended" or "drop" ceilings, also known as “acoustic” ceilings made before 1980 may contain at least one percent asbestos fibers. To ens... Read More »