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Asbestos in Demolition and Renovation


Asbestos Slideshow

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Asbestos Hazards in Renovations, Restorations, and Demolition


Asbestos Hazards in Renovations, Restorations, and Demolition

Homes built prior to 1990 can contain an invisible hazard: asbestos. This video walks you through an older home, identifying the most common places asbestos is found and highlighting the importance of proper testing and removal.

Asbestos Hazards in Renovations, Restorations, and Demolition (2 min 55 s)


Asbestos Video


Asbestos

Asbestos is a tough, heat-resistant mineral that was added to the building materials of many older homes. It can pose health hazards to workers and homeowners who renovate or demolish those homes. This animation shows how asbestos fibres could damage lung tissue and lead to lung disease.

Asbestos (2 min 16 s)