There are several minerals commonly known as asbestos. These minerals can be used to make products strong, long-lasting and fire-resistant.
Before 1990, asbestos was commonly used for insulating buildings and homes against cold weather and noise. It was also used for fireproofing.
Industry, construction and commercial sectors have used asbestos in products like:
Health Risks of Exposure
Breathing in asbestos fibres can cause cancer and other diseases, such as:
How can you be exposed?
You can be exposed to asbestos when a home or building is being renovated or demolished. Small asbestos fibres can be released into the air when:
If you have discovered asbestos anywhere in your home, don’t panic, contact Maple Mold Restoration and we’ll handle the concern with care and caution.