Do’s and Don’ts of Dealing with Asbestos at Home

In the 1950s, Australia was the highest consumer of asbestos, with every major city having an asbestos cement factory. A decade later, 25 percent of Australian houses were constructed with asbestos cement. Over 60 percent of production and 90 percent of consumption was through the asbestos manufacturing industry and residential building projects. In 1984, most…

How To Know If Your Home Has Asbestos

During the early 1950s to the late 1970s, asbestos was an important construction material for residential and commercial properties in Australia due to its low-cost and durability. In the 1980s, the use of asbestos started to lessen as new types of more robust and cost-saving construction materials were developed. By December 2003, all asbestos-containing materials…