Badly deteriorated putty or caulk is friable - when you start to
mess with it. <especially using the multi-tool>
Also - a responsible worker will not only protect himself with
properly rated respirator - but do his utmost to prevent the
microscopic fibres from dispersing into the room and vents & such.
On Monday, February 20, 2017 at 10:20:19 AM UTC-5, email@example.com wro
Asbestos can be wet so as to minimize dust...I guess I could/should have be
en more clear (or refrained from any comment at all)...I was basing my comm
ents as a DIYer working within one's own home, not as a business...Whole ne
w level of care to be invoked if a contractor...IMO, best left to pros that
specialize in this field...cost can be prohibitive...
The DIY homeowner needs to be aware of the potential hazards.
Then, he can make his-version of an intelligent decision -
which, as we all know - will be to ignore all safety precautions
Asbestos in the home is don't ask / don't test / don't tell
for most homeowners, and, unfortunately many contractors.
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