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How much Asbestos Exposure Causes Mesothelioma

When asbestos fibers from commercial products, old buildings, and industrial materials become airborne, they place you at risk of asbestos exposure. Asbestos exposure can lead to a rare type of cancer known as mesothelioma. Around 3,300 new mesothelioma cases occur each year from asbestos exposure. In this article, we will answer the question, “how much […]

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What Does Asbestos Insulation Look Like?

If you live in an older home or plan to move into one, understanding what asbestos insulation looks like can save you from this dangerous material. While once considered a must-have construction material due to resisting fire, electricity, and corrosive chemicals, asbestos hazards outweigh its insulating ability. Older homes usually have asbestos in the insulation, […]

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How to Identify Asbestos in Your Insulation

We’ve long understood the dangers of inhaling and disturbing asbestos fibers. Especially in older homes, it’s crucial for homeowners to know the risks and to act appropriately. Older homes can have asbestos in many different places, like attic insulation, furnaces, floor tiles, and hot water pipe insulation. The common wisdom is that you should not […]

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