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Dealing with Asbestos Siding
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Dealing with Asbestos Siding

Do you have Asbestos Siding in your home? A Brief History of Asbestos Without diving too deep into the history of asbestos, we should touch on a few key points. This will help you know if you have to worry about the carcinogenic material, or if it isn’t going to be present in your house....

Asbestos Testing Process and Costs
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Asbestos Testing Process and Costs

What is asbestos testing? Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral composed of thin, tightly packed fibers. Due to its strength, asbestos used to be commonly used in the manufacturing of insulation, fireproofing, and other construction materials. Unfortunately, asbestos has been found to pose a serious health risk when its fibers become loose and airborne, since breathing...

Knowing the Hazards of Asbestos and its Prevention
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Knowing the Hazards of Asbestos and its Prevention

Want to know more about the Hazards of Asbestos? Asbestos is a chronic respiratory condition. The inhaled fibers irritate the lung tissues and cause scarring. Symptoms include shortness of breath and a crackling sound in the lungs when inhaling. The disease is disabling and usually fatal. Workers who have renovated or demolished buildings containing asbestos...

Smoking and Asbestos Increases Risk for Lung Cancer in 2018
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Smoking and Asbestos Increases Risk for Lung Cancer in 2018

Smoking and Asbestos Increases Risk for Lung Cancer in 2018 Researchers determined that smoking and asbestos exposure collectively can increase the risk of asbestos-related diseases up to 90 percent in some cases while having little or no causal effect on other diseases. Both smoking and asbestos irritate the lungs. Smoking is a well-known trigger for lung cancer....