My husband and I bought a grand, lovely home last summer. We were told by the Real Estate agent that the roof was slate and that the previous owners had a slate roof guy come every year to replace the loose slates after the winter. The inspector (who did not get on the ladder, but viewed by binoculars) said the roof was slate and in great condition.
Had a family friend who has done slate roofs for 40 years come by to take a look at the roof and he delivered the bad new--no, it's not slate--it's asbestos.
We are getting estimates, but has anyone ever had asbestos removed? We've been told 10's of thousands of dollars...