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Asbestos under vinyl flooring?

Posted by thomas1954 (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 19, 14 at 23:48

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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RE: Asbestos under vinyl flooring?

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

RE: Asbestos under vinyl flooring?

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

RE: Asbestos under vinyl flooring?

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

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