How to Identify Asbestos

How to Identify Asbestos

Identify When Your Home Was Built Asbestos was largely used in construction prior to the late 1980s in Australia. Australia banned the import and use or blue or brown asbestos products in the mid 1980s and banned the manufacture or import of white asbestos in late...
Talcum Powder and Cancer: Myth Busted

Talcum Powder and Cancer: Myth Busted

Recently, speculation was made that Talcum Powder contained asbestos and therefore was causing ovarian cancer. In July last year, Johnson & Johnson were ordered to pay $6 billion in compensation to 22 women and their families whom claimed their cases of ovarian...
Common Places You Might Find Asbestos in Your Home

Common Places You Might Find Asbestos in Your Home

Asbestos is no longer being used in construction in Australia because of the overwhelming negative health effects it has on the human body. During the 20th century, asbestos was a staple in construction and was often used as a form on insulation due to its...
Things to Consider When Renovating an Old Home

Things to Consider When Renovating an Old Home

Transforming your old, worn out home into a modern day oasis is a super exciting task. However as much as we want it to be a smooth task from start to finish, we often encounter some unexpected bumps along the way. Things like asbestos, mould, dodgy plumbing and...
I Found Asbestos, What Should I do? 

I Found Asbestos, What Should I do? 

I think I found asbestos, what should I do? You found asbestos? If your house was built or renovated before the 1990’s it is highly likely that it contains asbestos in some form. Since December 2003, all products containing asbestos have been banned in...