Are Asbestos Ceiling Tiles Dangerous?

Asbestos ceiling tiles were installed a lot prior to the 1970’s and even up to the 1990’s so if your home, apartment or business has ceiling tiles and was built prior to the 1970’s, then there’s a good chance that it has asbestos ceiling tiles.

The problem is identifying whether or not they contain asbestos. As asbestos fibre was mixed in with the plaster it’s very difficult to tell unless you remove one and take it to a local laboratory.

Is there a danger with asbestos if it’s not removed? Asbestos is actually fine as long as it’s not disturbed, but if you are considering remodeling or renovating then this is an area that should go, but, take enormous care with handling of them if you are unsure whether they contain asbestos. If you break one the asbestos filaments will be released for sure. They are microscopic but once inhaled …

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Oise 60
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Foulque caronculée
(Fulica cristata)
Ordre : Gruiformes
Famille : Rallidés
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Aperture: f/5.6
Focal Length: 85 mm
ISO Speed: 800

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