WHERE WILL YOU FIND ASBESTOS?
Where will you find asbestos.
The most common asbestos-containing materials and products are found in the following areas :
- Roofing materials, including sheet materials and components of composite sheeting, tiles and felts
- Guttering and drainpipes
- Wall cladding and soffit boards
- Spray coatings to ceilings, walls and beams/columns
- Loose asbestos in ceiling/floor cavities or ductwork
- Firebreaks above ceilings or between trusses
- Textured coatings (e.g. Artex) and paints
- Loose asbestos inside partition walls
- Partition walls and wall/ceiling panels
- Floor tiles, linoleum and floor backing paper
- Lagging, gaskets and gaiters to Air Handling Units
- Lagging on boilers, pipework, calorifiers, etc.
- Paper linings under pipe lagging
- Gaskets at pipe and vessel joints
- Rope seals on boiler access hatches and between boiler sections
- Boiler flues
- String seals on radiators
- Fire blankets