Asbestos under vinyl flooring?

thomas1954July 19, 2014

I noticed a whitish grey paper like substance under the vinyl flooring in my breaker room, could this be asbestos? The house was built in 1967, being the last peak years of asbestos.
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snoonyb

It looks like the backing that was part of the vinyl product.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 10:00AM
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worthy

Some paper backings were made of asbestos. Obviously the safest course is to treat it as such and dispose of safely.

    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 8:59AM
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thomas1954

Snoonyb and worthy,
Thank you for your feed back, I will get a piece tested.

    Bookmark   July 22, 2014 at 5:33PM
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