Asbestos Floor Tiles: What Makes Them Dangerous?

Asbestos Floor Tiles: What Makes Them Dangerous?

Asbestos is the term used to describe the material created with fibers from these naturally occurring minerals: chrysotile, amosite, crocidolite, tremolite, anthophyllite, and actinolite. These flexible fibers in asbestos are resistant to heat, electricity, and...
Asbestos Testing for Popcorn Ceilings

Asbestos Testing for Popcorn Ceilings

Homes built before 1990 are likely to have popcorn ceilings. Also known as acoustic ceilings, stucco ceilings, or cottage cheese ceilings, this style was extremely trendy in homes built between 1950 and 1990. Unfortunately, popcorn ceilings frequently contain...