Asbestosis used in heating insulation, pipe wrap, floor tiles, slate siding, slateshingles, and ceiling tiles. Asbestos is harmful when it is damaged and fibersenter the air. Breathing air that contains asbestos fibers over several yearscan increase your risk of lung cancer.
- If you think you may have asbestos in your home,contact a certified asbestos inspector to find out what actions are needed.
- Don’t try to remove asbestos by yourself. Onlytrained professionals should do this work.
- If asbestos is present and in good condition, itmay be best to manage it without removal.