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Latest Asbestos abatement Stories

2013-03-06 12:26:06

Trained, licensed professionals should be hired to remove asbestos. Leaving undamaged asbestos in place is sometimes the best choice. CHICAGO, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- If you suspect that your house contains asbestos, you may be interested in having it removed or you may be wondering what will happen if you decide to renovate your home. Asbestos was commonly used in construction materials, such as drywall products, floor tile and roofing shingles, with some of these...

2012-01-30 21:00:00

Fully accredited Western Analytical Laboratory provides asbestos testing services, because even after years of being a banned material, asbestos threat is real. This laboratory offers its services nationwide at affordable prices (three samples will cost round 50$). Samples can be sent via mail and the customers will get the result within 24 hours. Arleta, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 Due to the general prohibition the usage of asbestos was ceased in 1989, however the previously processed...

Latest Asbestos abatement Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 12:16:31

Asbestos (Greek a-, "not"; sbestos, "extinguishable") is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals. The name is derived for its historical use in lamp wicks; the resistance of asbestos to fire has long been exploited for a variety of purposes. It was used in fabrics such as Egyptian burial cloths and Charlemagne's tablecloth, which, according to legend, he threw in a fire to clean. When asbestos is used for its resistance to fire or heat, the fibers are typically mixed with cement or woven...

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