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    advice on the dangers of removing asbestos and the health risk of having it in the house

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    I've read about the dangers of asbestos in Artex. I know that there's a risk of inhaling asbestos in substantial quantities upon removing it but what about just being in the same room as an asbestos surface in general? Isn't there still a health risk present and if so, how dangerous is it?

    Asked by Luke on 17th Aug 2020
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    Bowens

    "Asbestos is only hazardous if it is being disturbed. If it is left alone then there are no hazards to health, however, if it is exposed, dust particles will be breathed in due to airflow. But if is hidden and covered up, any homes built before 1999 had asbestos built in most parts of the house, before this asbestos was the next best thing and used for insulation and other reasons, it’s used in lofts, flooring, walls, doors and much more. But the answer to your question is unless disturbed it is not hazardous, hope this helps"

    Answered on 13th May 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report

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