You don’t see it all of the time, but occasionally if you go into an older home, you will see popcorn ceilings or ceilings that look to have major texture to them. Back in the 1990’s, the dangers of asbestos were not a known or talked about problem. After the late 1970’s, the kinds of paint and materials that were found on ceilings to have asbestos in them, were banned. The problem is that many homes still have these kinds of ceilings in them today. Not only are these ceiling less desirable buy potential buyers, but they can also carry these dangerous asbestos in them.
What Is Asbestos?
Asbestos are natural fibers that are able to resist heat fire, and things like electricity. Although these fibers are very small and unseen to the eye, it does not mean they are any less there and any less dangerous. They can cause things like mesothelioma and tear up your lungs. There are millions of people in the world that have been exposed to asbestos and they best thing you can do if you have a popcorn ceiling is to get it tested and then call a professional to get it removed.
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