Asbestos is a naturally occuring mineral that, until 1972, was widely used in a variety of building materials. Because of asbestos' inability to incinerate, use of asbestos for insulation and fireproofing were common. If your house was built prior to 1972, you may have asbestos in the following materials:

Roofing Pipe Coverings & Insulation Firewalls
Vinyl Floor Tiles Exterior Siding Window Sills & Door Linings

Presence of these materials in your home can present a danger to yourself as well as your family, tenants or other occupants of your house. The purpose if isitasbestos.com is to enable you to easily identify the materials in question, and research possible solutions to your problem.

What is asbestos - Find out what asbestos is, and how it was manufactured.

Asbestos dangers - Learn about asbestos-related illnesses and diseases.

Identify your asbestos - See examples of asbestos and find out what really is in your home.

Asbestos abatement - Learn about methods for removing asbestos from your home.

 


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