All posts tagged "asbestos"
Repair Asbestos Taping with Duct Tape
Question I have asbestos taping on the forced-air heater ducting and plenum in a 38-year-old house. This taping is on the outside of the ducts and plenum only, so I haven’t worried about it. But recently, while...
- Posted May 22, 2014
Removing Old Linoleum Can Release Asbestos
Question One of your recent columns was seriously flawed. The instructions you gave in regard to ripping up old linoleum left one seriously important factor out. I am appalled at this. We are all familiar with the...
- Posted March 26, 2014
Repairing Asbestos Shingle Siding
Your house might have asbestos shingles covering its outside They can last almost forever with proper care, but this type of shingle can cause problems when it’s time to remodel or make a repair. Sawing and sanding...
- Posted February 15, 2014
I live in a 35-year-old house that has forced-air furnace pipes covered with asbestos. There are no breaks in the asbestos, but I wonder if I can cover them (wearing a mask) with duct tape? Beatrice No!...
- Posted December 13, 2013