Asbestos Testing at Magnolia Home Inspections

Magnolia Home Inspections currently offers residential home inspections, termite inspections, radon analysis, mold testing, sewer scope in Middle TN and now.. Asbestos testing. This is new testing allows for a home buyer to know within 72hrs whether the property may require asbestos mitigation.

 

Where asbestos may be found:


– Attic and wall insulation produced containing┬ávermiculite
– Vinyl floor tiles and the backing on vinyl sheet flooring and adhesives
– Roofing and siding shingles
– Textured paint and patching compounds used on walls and ceilings
– Walls and floors around wood-burning stoves protected with asbestos paper, millboard, or cement sheets
– Hot water and steam pipes coated with asbestos material or covered with an asbestos blanket or tape
– Oil and coal furnaces and door gaskets with asbestos insulation
– Heat-resistant fabrics

Three of the major health effects associated with asbestos exposure are:

– Lung cancer

– Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer that is found in the thin lining of the lung, chest and the abdomen and heart

– Asbestosis, a serious progressive, long-term, non-cancer disease of the lungs

 

To learn more about asbestos and the importance of testing, please visit the EPA’s Asbestos info site HERE.

Be sure to contact our Scheduling Team to set up your Asbestos Testing with your Home Inspection.

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