Asbestos is a very common material that was used extensively in construction materials for many decades.It is a mineral and comes in 3 types, as shown in the picture.
Legislation was introduced in 1978 to ban Asbestos from building materials however many homes built prior to 1990 contain some asbestos in various materials, the older the home is, the higher the chance of asbestos containing materials could be present. Some materials are: Drywall, Lino(sheet flooring) Vinyl Tiles, Popcorn Texture, Stucco and the list goes on.
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At Amity Environmental we are committed to Asbestos Removal as well as inspecting, surveying, and TESTING these very dangerous materials from your home, call or email today and a specialist can help you.