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Asbestos

What is Asbestos? Where is it likely to be found within a house?

There are basically two types of asbestos materials used in construction. Friable and bonded. Friable asbestos is the most dangerous and is usually found in thermal insulation and pipe lagging type of insulation and is not commonly found in domestic buildings. Bonded asbestos material however can be found in most domestic buildings constructed before the mid 1980’s. Generally speaking all buildings built before the mid 1980’s will contain asbestos... Keep Reading