So you’ve found your dream home (or close enough!) but you’ve also found out it contains asbestos…what should you do?
As well as building products, asbestos was also used in many other items…and you won’t believe some of the obscure products it was found in!
If your house was built before 2000 you may have asbestos in your home. Here are 10 common places you could find it hiding.
If you are about to embark on or are in the process of removing asbestos in your home or business you are probably aware that the final stage of the process is obtaining a clearance certificate. But what you may not know is that the clearance stage cannot be undertaken by the same supplier that has completed the removal. You must choose a supplier independent of the removal process to undertake the clearance.
New Zealanders exporting cars to Australia are facing stringent inspections from border control as Australian authorities crack down on the importation of asbestos. Asbestos imports were banned in Australia in 2003 however many cars still have asbestos containing materials.