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Common Areas Where Asbestos Hides!

Asbestos is a silent killer. This meaning you cannot see it. It could be all around you, and you would never know. Asbestos is a dangerous fiber that was used in construction materials for many years. It is a mineral that is in older buildings is highly dangerous, as it has probably begun to break down. Once the fibers break down, they can travel throughout the air entering your bloodstream and lungs. If you live in an older home, below are some places that it could be hiding!

  • Roofing Shingles 
  • Plaster Board
  • Sprayed Insulation 
  • Caulking and Sealants
  • Ceiling and Wall Texture
  • Bathroom Panels
  • Window Panels
  • Insulation
  • Wall Boards
  • Pipe Insulation
  • Tile
  • Cement Products
  • Wallpaper

These items could be all over your home. If you have not had an asbestos inspection or test completed on your home, now is the time. Before you start any DIY projects or remodels, have your home checked for this hazardous material. Any of the products could contain asbestos fibers and be very dangerous.

Asbestos Testing

Asbestos testing a thorough test completed on your home to see if any items contain asbestos. A certified and licensed asbestos abatement professional should complete the home test for you. If they are not certified, the test is not legit. Asbestos Abatement Services provides complete asbestos testing, inspections, and removal of asbestos. After the inspection, you will know whether your home contains asbestos or not.  If the test determines you have asbestos, you will need to have it removed as soon as possible, as it is a highly dangerous fiber. You will need to leave the home until the asbestos removal process is completed. If your home is free from asbestos, go about your projects and remodels, knowing that you and your family is safe. An asbestos test and inspection can save you a lot of money on illnesses and medical bills from asbestos exposure.

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