What You Need to Know About Asbestos

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Asbestos. The name has its origin in the Greek word for inextinguishable. A highly-effective and inexpensive fire-retardant material and thermal and acoustic insulator, asbestos was used extensively in home construction from the early 1940s through the 1970s.

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Original Article Source Credits:   This Old House , https://www.thisoldhouse.com/

Article Written By:  Lee Snodgrass

Original Article Posted on:  NA

Link to Original Article:  https://www.thisoldhouse.com/home-safety/21014901/remove-asbestos-in-homes