Posted by on Feb 28, 2012 in General | 0 comments

I have been researching asbestos and recently took a class regarding asbestos detection, management and removal.  I felt as a home inspector I should have all the facts about asbestos, since it is a common question asked by my clients during a home inspection. Asbestos is a fiber found in the veins of rock. Its use can be traced back  thousands of years. Asbestos became very popular during WW2 due to its strength, resistance to high temperatures, resistance to corrosion and insulating qualities. It was widely used on warships at this time. After the war its useful properties became very...

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