Do I Have Asbestos In My Flooring

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Old 05-02-05, 06:07 AM
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I live in a 1980 Woodcrest mobile home in Cal, I was going to put new flooring in my kitchen and was told that I have asbestos in my floor. I thought that they stopped using anything asbestos in 1977 so my question is how did they put asbestos flooring in my kitchen?? Does anyone think that it could be there?
 
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Old 05-02-05, 11:29 AM
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Hi Sharron:

Chances are very remote that you have any asbestos in your flooring. Unless you have 6" square tiles that are almost impossible to shine, you are probably OK.

If in doubt, simply cover the existing floor with 1/4" plywood and lay new floor on top. The only time asbestos becomes dangerous is if it is disturbed and the dust gets into the air. If you go over the floor, this can't happen and you'll be perfectly safe.

You can always contact your local government environmental people for further advise.

Ted
 
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