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When Does Asbestos Become Dangerous?

When Does Asbestos Become Dangerous? Asbestos was a common building material used in the 70s, as it was incredibly durable, insulative and resistant to fires. Though it was largely known for decades that breathing in asbestos fibres could have adverse effects on people’s health, the use of asbestos wasn’t banned in Australia until 2003. Now,

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Asbestos Renovations: Things to Consider

Are you thinking of doing some DIY renovation work? Before you reach for the hammer, it’s essential to know if your home contains asbestos. As a general rule, most building materials that were installed between the mid-1950s and the end of the 1970s are likely to contain asbestos. This is because asbestos was prevalent at

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Selling a House With Asbestos? What You Need to Know

Asbestos in houses is becoming more of an issue in the housing market, particularly for families with young children. The risks of asbestos can not only impact the value of a property but also make it very unappealing to prospective buyers. With this in mind, it’s worth taking steps to reduce the presence of asbestos

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Wizard of Oz Asbestos: Hollywood’s Use of Asbestos on Set

Before the dangers of asbestos were widely known, it was found virtually everywhere – from houses and cars to roadworks and even movie studios. In fact, Hollywood was known to use loose asbestos in many movies during the 1920s – 1970’s, with production sets still using the deadly material even when word was getting out.

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Famous Cases of Mesothelioma Asbestos

When it comes to mesothelioma asbestos related diseases, no person is immune from exposure. In fact, even some of the most famous people in the world have fallen victim to mesothelioma, which no amount of money or resources can save from a fatal end. In today’s article, we look at the most famous cases of

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Where is Asbestos Found in Homes?

At Myers Asbestos Removal, we’re frequently asked by clients ‘where is asbestos found’ and how they can identify it. Though it varies case by case, there are a few areas in the home that are more likely to contain asbestos materials. In today’s blog, we thought we’d look at ‘Where is asbestos found in homes’

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