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Where in the home is asbestos found?

A list of areas an environmental consultant will want to check for asbestos is as follows:

 

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Location Materials
Bathroom, toilet and laundry Asbestos cement sheeting used in walls, ceilings and floors
Hot water pipes set into masonry walls
Lagging on hot water pipes
Living areas Insulation in wood heaters
Asbestos cement sheeting beneath heater hearths
Kitchen Vinyl floor tiles
Backing to cushion vinyl flooring
Hot water pipes set into masonry walls
Exterior Flat, patterned and corrugated wall and roof sheeting
Imitation brick cladding
Lining under eaves
Backyard Garden sheds
Garages and carports
Dog kennels
Commercial or industrial buildings Coating sprayed on beams for fireproofing
Wrap on pipes and boilers
Sheeting in roofs and walls

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