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There’s a lot of dangerous misinformation concerning asbestos in New Zealand. We’ve busted 6 common asbestos myths to help clear the air.
Natural disasters can cause asbestos to become friable and hazardous. We have a look at the risks and discuss why it’s always best to remove asbestos before the unexpected happens.
Removing asbestos contamination isn’t always a viable option. However, you should always treat it, making asbestos encapsulation a good alternative fix.
Unfortunately asbestos is ubiquitous throughout New Zealand homes. One of the most common areas it can be found is piping and spouting. Is this dangerous and what can you do about it?
Most people know now that asbestos is dangerous—but here are some weird facts from the history of asbestos use that shows we weren’t always so aware.
Asbestos is an excellent insulating material - but is it really such a health hazard to have asbestos insulation in your home after testing for it?
If you’re buying a house containing asbestos you need to be careful. We’ve run through everything you need to know to protect yourself.
Did you know asbestos can spread to soil from the materials it was used in? Here's what you need to know about asbestos-contaminated soil and how to manage it.
If you suspect there might be asbestos on your property, you need to arrange an asbestos survey. Which type is right for you?
Popcorn ceilings were common in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Some can be more than just a potential eyesore - as asbestos was a component. Here's what you need to know.
If you’re a business or property owner, you need to have an up-to-date asbestos management plan. Here we explain everything you need to know to ensure you’re safe and compliant.
A professional asbestos test is the only real way to know whether or not your property has asbestos. Find out what’s involved in our latest blog.
September 26 marks Mesothelioma Awareness Day. Asbestos related diseases currently take the lives of over 170 Kiwis every year.
It can be difficult to know whether your home contains any asbestos. There are, however, some tell-tale signs that asbestos could be present.
A roof over your head is a good thing - but what about a roof made up of asbestos tiles? Read how and when asbestos roof tiles could be a hazard to your health.
Asbestos testing and asbestos removal can be difficult business. Ask these seven questions before you get started to make sure you get it right.
Asbestos has made its mark in New Zealand - and not for the best of reasons. Find out the history of asbestos in Aotearoa right here.
In a bizarre development, a Russian asbestos producer plastered Donald Trump’s face over their products. What’s the story behind this bizarre development?
Asbestos lurks in many common places - including schools. Learn here how the Ministry of Education and you can make a difference in your child’s safety.
All asbestos is bad, but is there one that’s the worst? Learn here about the different types of asbestos and what they could mean for your health.
Vinyl flooring is a popular floor covering in many NZ homes - unfortunately, asbestos often lurks. What can you do if you find out you have asbestos vinyl flooring?
Asbestos is common in New Zealand homes and can cause serious health problems. Look for asbestos in these areas to keep you and your family safe.
Asbestos has now been discovered to be a life threatening material which is not commonly used today. Find out the timeline of asbestos’ use in our latest article.
Asbestos is difficult to remove safely without the knowledge and experience to do so. So is it possible to remove yourself?
Asbestos requires specific and safe disposal to prevent fibres being released into the air. We discuss all the rules and regulations around safe asbestos disposal.
You can't see it, smell it or taste it, but asbestos is a dangerous material. Make sure you know all about it so you won't have to suffer the consequences.
What are the main differences between Class A & Class B asbestos removals? Find out more from the asbestos removal experts at Chemcare.