30 Potential sources of asbestos in your home

Call Stutters For An Asbestos Test Before You Start Your Renovation

Homes built prior to 1990 have areas and products that could contain asbestos.  Before you start a small or large renovation take a quick look at our 30 sources of asbestos we have listed below.  Protect your family, friends and co-workers against this deadly natural product; and have Stutters run a quick test before you start any removal.

Vermiculite Insulation in Attic

Vermiculite Insulation in Attic

  • Roof felt and shingles
  • Roof gutters can be made of asbestos cement
  • Loose, blow-in insulation, such as vermiculite was very common
  • Asbestos can be found in stucco
  • Soffit boards can be made of asbestos cement or asbestos insulating board
  • Incandescent light fixture backing
  • Backing behind recessed lighting
  • Acoustic tiles
  • Spray on textured ceilings, popcorn ceilings and sprayed acoustic tiles
  • Textured walls
  • Vermiculite wall insulation
  • Artificial fireplace logs and ashes
  • Asbestos pad under the fireplace hearth
  • Asbestos cement board siding and under sheeting
  • Deck under-sheeting
  • Pipe insulation
  • Insulation on electoral wires
  • Main panel and fuse box; each fuse wire has an individual asbestos flash guard
  • Outlets and switches
  • Heat reflector for wood stove
  • Furnace duct tape
  • Furnace door and gasket covers
  • Boiler and furnace insulation
  • Gypsum board filling compound, and patching and joint compound for walls and ceilings
  • Window putty
  • Window frames
  • Down-pipes can be made of asbestos cement
  • Flooring: vinyl tiles and linoleum sheet flooring; flooring adhesive
  • Water heaters, range hoods, clothes dryers and dishwashers
  • Refrigerators, freezers, portable dishwashers, toasters, slow cookers and portable heaters

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Asbestos attic remediation
Asbestos kitchen floor tiles
Asbestos ceiling tile
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