Could Your Home Have an Asbestos Problem?

Asbestos is a group of silicate minerals comprised of tiny, microscopic fibres that take the form of fibrous crystals. Although asbestos was widely used for thousands of years in a wide range of industries, it was the construction industry that it saw its most extensive use where it's strength, electrical resistance, and comparatively low cost made it a popular insulation material. Asbestos can be found in properties built as recently as the 1980s although the use of the material was prohibited after that time. [Read More]