Asbestos FAQ’s

Common Asbestos FAQ’s

Do you have an asbestos related question? More likely than not your not the first to ask. It may be one of our Asbestos FAQ’s listed below. We are working on making this information available to you online but in the meantime feel free to contact us and our experience staff will be happy to answer your questions.

What is Asbestos?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral fibre mined from the earth. It is strong, flexible, and resistant to heat, chemicals and electrical conditions. Read more

Is asbestos safe?


What does Asbestos look like?


Are there any asbestos health risks?

Asbestos poses a very real risk to health and safety for all people and can result in life threatening illnesses. Read more

Does asbestos have a smell?

How do I check if I have asbestos?


What if asbestos is found?


What if asbestos is inhaled?


Is removing asbestos dangerous?


When does asbestos have to be removed?


When does asbestos become a danger to my family?


How is asbestos disposed of?

How do I take an asbestos sample?


What happens if asbestos is disturbed?


Where is asbestos most commonly found in a residential building?


Where is asbestos most commonly found in a commercial building?

When was asbestos banned?


Can I remove asbestos myself (DIY)?


I am looking to buy a new property but I suspect there is asbestos. What can I do?