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Asbestos

Posted by AdPock123 (My Page) on
Wed, Sep 18, 13 at 10:17

The usual question -- does this wall board, which lines the foundation walls in par of the basement of my 1929 house, look like it could contain asbestos? I know the only way to know for sure is to test, but any opinions on what material this appears to be? Thanks!


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RE: Asbestos

Looks like CELOTEX.


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RE: Asbestos

Celotex and Homasote are made from reclaimed/recycled paper fibers. Asbestos would be more expensive to add to the mix. Highly unlikely to contain asbestos.
I have answered the question asbestos I can.


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coupl a loose fibers.


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I have answered the question asbestos I can.

funny guy


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if it's that old it might contain some.

"I know the only way to know for sure is to test"
You answered your own question.


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I'm planning to cover it with MDF beadboard, rather than remove it.


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Call your local authorities and find out what is required for disposal. Call the municipal waste people first. Where I live, non-friable asbestos can be put at the curb for regular pick-up. You can remove it safely yourself if you educate yourself. If you put those two things together, you don't really have a problem even if it is asbestos.


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LOL bus driver....!!


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