Common places where asbestos can be found in your home.
You don't even think how many type of fabrics, elements, objects are made with asbestos. Your home, especially when you have just bought an old one that was possibly built before the 90's have a potential hazard of asbestos.
I this article you this article you'll be able to look your home a bit differently. Well my intentions are far from to scare you away, but you will be mindful with this toxic silicate mineral.
The web is full of definition what asbestos is, so I'm not going to dive to deep into this. The most important you need to know is asbestos is a common name of the group of six minerals that have special qualities like: fire resistance, weather resistance, does not conduct electricity, perfect insulator of electricity and heat or cold. Very strong and one type of it the white asbestos is more flexible than the others. Asbestos was used in thousands of products alone, incorporated with paper, textiles, plastic, paint, car breakpads, cluthes, and building materials.
I'm here to talk about the builing materials that contains asbestos. they called the asbestos containing materials - ACM's.
Other loation of the house you can find asbestos
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How do I know these items containing asbestos?
Very good and frequently asked question. The short answer is: don't guess. ask for specialists and they carry out an asbestos sampling during the survey. In few days you get tje results and you will know where asbestos is located in your home.
Do I need to remove asbestos?
No asbestos equals no health hazard. Asbestos containing materials - ACM's in good condition won't harm you unless you disturb it. Definitely consider yourself to call an asbestos specialist to remove asbestos in a professional manner safely when it come to work on your home and it would involve distubance of Asbestos materials.