Unwittingly removed asbestos floor tiles. What's the deal? - Houzz Jun 17, 2010 Now, if you told me that your husband had taken a floor sander to the tiles and reduced them all to powder, your concern might be justified. However, a few broken tiles would have released such a little amount of asbestos (if any) that it would be indistinguishable from the background levels of asbestos that
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If I buy a home with asbestos siding is it dangerous? A lot of homes If you are going to enclose an outside area of the home that has asbestos siding (i.e. carport into garage, sunroom or enclosed porch), then removal is wise. Otherwise just replace broken or compromised tiles if they occur. I also know this is an old question,. Flag ? Sat Apr 1, 2017. Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston
Beware asbestos - HSE and columns. 2 Asbestos cement water tank. 3 Loose fill insulation. 4 Lagging on boilers and pipes. 5 AIB ceiling tiles. 6 Toilet seat and cistern. 7 AIB partition walls. 8 AIB panels in fire doors. 9 Asbestos rope seals, gaskets and paper. 10 Vinyl floor tiles. 11 AIB around boilers, storage heaters and warm air heating systems.
Asbestos - Department of Health Clumps of mined asbestos can be broken down into loose fibres or fibre bundles, and can be mixed with . low-density asbestos fibre board. ? insulation on hot-water pipes, domestic heaters and stoves. (e.g. lagging). ? backing material on floor tiles and vinyl flooring .. Recently, Joan had a new porch built on her house.
How to Remove and Dispose of Asbestos Siding and Roofing Watch this video to find out about the safety precautions that should be taken when removing asbestos siding and roofing from your home.
Asbestos Removal - Everything You Wanted to Know and More Oct 26, 2012 If you have asbestos flooring that is in good condition (not flaking, damaged or will be tampered with) you can lay new flooring over top of the old floor. In the case of our vinyl flooring, one of the previous owners had added new flooring on top of the old. This is acceptable, but it must be disclosed that there is
PAINTING THE LIVING ROOM FLOOR TILES: PART I Apr 13, 2015 We knew there was some sort of concrete/tile flooring underneath the carpeting, as the space was originally an open-air porch before it was enclosed, so I was hesitant to expose what would be freezing cold floors beneath the carpeting during the dead of winter. But, now that the sun has been shining and
Let's Play A Game Called “Are These Asbestos Tiles That I Just Aug 21, 2013 I didn't break one single tile while removing them. (Some of the tiles are broken, but they were already like that just from years and years of wear.) And in about 30 minutes (yes, thirty minutes!!), the kitchen floor looked like this… Floor boards underneath vinyl tile - possible asbestos tile. It was seriously the
Install Vinyl Tile Flooring - Lowe's Applying vinyl tile to an old floor is an inexpensive way to greatly improve a room's appearance. If removing the old floor is too difficult or impractical and the floor is too damaged to use an embossing leveler, cover it with a new layer of plywood Be aware that some older flooring materials may contain asbestos.
Basement Floor with Asbestos Tiling - can I cover them? The Home Jul 28, 2011 Our home was built late 1950's early 1960's. The basement floor has the 9X9 tiles (brown and white) that we believe has asbestos in them. Unfortunately on some of the tiles the corners are cracked and came up and I believe you can see the cement flooring underneath. I've been given advice from several
How to Reduce the Hazard Floor Tiles That May Contain Asbestos Page top photo: vinyl asbestos floor tiles in the kitchen of a 1970's home - before covering over with epoxy floor paint. How to If your new floor is to be tile placed on top of old asbestos tile flooring, you might need to use a floor filler over openings left where broken tiles were removed, so that the floor surface below the new
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Asbestos Angie's List Asbesto-based building materials are not hazardous when they remain intact and undisturbed, but if they are broken during remodeling or repair work, asbestos fibers can be released into the surrounding air. In fact, the EPA says that if you have asbestos in your flooring, siding, cement or other solid material, the safest thing
What to Consider Before Removing Ceramic Tile On Your Own Chances are you should hire a ceramic tile contractor both to remove your old tile and to install your new floor, wall, or countertop. The cost to remove a tile Warning: For older flooring tiles, you may need to first check for asbestos. If asbestos is Damaged or cracked tiles are naturally easier to remove. Still, you'll want to
Can I Paint Over Asbestos Floor Tiles? Hunker Dec 18, 2009 The Environmental Protection Agency considers intact vinyl asbestos tiles to be non-friable, which means such tiles are unlikely to release asbestos fibers into the air. Inspect the floor for cracked, broken or heavily worn tiles or exposed adhesive that may contain asbestos. Have a qualified contractor
On the Level: Vinyl asbestos tile is best left alone when installing Mar 26, 2015 Should the bigger empty places be replaced with some kind of tile to even things up or should the vinyl asbestos tile be totally removed? It turns out that the less expensive tile floors that were softer (I think they were asbestos, just lower quality) haven't cracked, so three rooms on the main floor are
6 Asbestos Floor Tile Dangers DoItYourself.com Several facts about the dangers of this building material have been uncovered and asbestos is rarely used in flooring nowadays. However, many older homes may have asbestos floor tile, or flooring that contains asbestos. Asbestos is only dangerous in floor tile that is cracking or breaking. The removal of floor tile
Cleaning, Maintaining, and Encapsulating Asbestos Tile Mar 14, 2013 PLEASE NOTE: Be extremely careful if you see any broken tiles. If tiles are damaged or cracked, take care in removing them & dispose of them as hazardous material per local & state regulations. Purchase a good sealant that is made for vinyl flooring as asbestos tile is a type of vinyl flooring material.
Asbestos Floor Tiles This Old House I'm told that the old vinyl floor tiles in the basement of our 1950 house contain asbestos and that I should not try to remove the tiles but cover them with Tom Silva replies: The advice you received is correct: The best way to deal with old asbestos floor tiles is to cover them up. That's How to Patch a Chipped Wood Floor