temperatures and is a great insulator, it made it an ideal building material. However, the devastating development of asbestos related health conditions, most of which are terminal within a short time from diagnosis, has seen this building material banned
With so many building products containing asbestos used in homes Australia wide, it is inevitable that there are many older homes throughout Australia that still contain asbestos products today
If you come across asbestos in your home, there is no need to immediately panic. Here we share our tips on what to do if you do come across asbestos in your home
Do Central Coast Beaches have an Asbestos problem?
Central Coast beaches are under threat. Beneath our turquoise waters a menace is lurking and moving closer into shore
n most states in Australia, including NSW, you can legally remove up to 10 square metres of non-friable asbestos. For reference, that’s about one wall of a small to medium size bathroom. On top of that, you are only allowed to remove non-friable asbestos yourself. Non-friable means that the material cannot be crumbled or pulverised into dust when dry using just your hand pressure
We all know Asbestos is a dangerous deadly substance, The three major health risks associated with Asbestos use include Mesothelioma, Asbestosis and lung Cancer. We are grateful that this substance is now banned and can no longer be used in your home.