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Is this asbestos under my floors???

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by smollions, 16 Jun 2019.

  1. RigidRaider

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    Another groan. That's the typical unthinking jobsworth blame culture reaction. Anybody with half a brain can see that it's a lath & plaster ceiling with about 100 years of accumulated dead skin and clothing fluff lying on top. Why on Earth would anybody put asbestos on there?
     
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    that's interesting - it think I have similar under the insulation in my old loft. I wondered what it was. Will take a closer look.
    When did people start covering this up with ceiling boards? I have a 1930s bungalow.
     
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    This is online asbestos training:

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    Does it magically appear in ceiling tiles if you damage them?
     
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    Most Bhs shops had Asbestos ceiling tiles they were used for a sleak look with no grid, we had to get specialists in to remove them, they were classed as safe for normal use, but if one got damaged it became like a crime scene.
     
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    In an old house there is good change of loose fill insulation being present. It could just be fluff, but like I have said get it tested.
     
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