When should you have a home tested for asbestos?
As soon as you buy a home you should have it tested for asbestos. The reason is that you haven't even started living in your home yet and having it tested at this point would not be a major inconvenience to you. This is when you should have your home tested for asbestos because you are able to avoid living with asbestos for the rest of your life, it is easier to do when you haven't moved in, and you are taking control of your family's health.
If you have an existing home you should have it checked for asbestos if you or your family are experiencing health problems. If nothing of the sort is present look into the age of the home and see if using asbestos was in vogue at the time when it was constructed. If so, and the home has never been tested, bring in a specialist. They will likely test one part of the home and if discovered will have the home removed of asbestos at once.
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