What is Asbestos?
Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was historically used in many building materials due to its strength, insulating properties, and resistance to heat, fire and chemicals. Asbestos fibres are very fine, and once airborne, can remain suspended for hours or even days. Asbestos is a known human carcinogen (cancer-causing agent) and exposure can result in serious health problems such as lung cancer, asbestosis and mesothelioma.

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3. Does my House have Asbestos?
4. Buying a House – Think about Asbestos
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6. How much does a Hazardous Waste Assessment Cost?
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