The Importance of Having an Asbestos Inspection Before Selling a Home

Across the country, homeowners are oblivious to the fact that they have asbestos in their homes. Up until 1980, asbestos was used in many construction materials and was mostly unregulated because the dangers weren’t widely known. From roof tiles to drywall, houses were constructed with asbestos throughout, which is why it’s incredibly important for you to get an asbestos inspection before selling your home. Asbestos 101 While many people commonly mistake asbestos as referring to a single item, the term refers to a total of six naturally occurring minerals. The minerals are composed of long, thin fibers that are resistant to heat and corrosion. Because of this, the minerals were widely used i

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