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Asbestos Materials - From a Home Inspectors view 


- Roofing shingles, Roof sealants, Ceiling and Floor tiles, Paper products and felts, House siding, Cement and plaster products, Insulation (Vermiculite)



What is Vermiculite?

- Installed between 1930 and 1950 


- Vermiculite loose-fill insulation is one of the most common household materials that contains asbestos. Vermiculite insulation has a pebble-like appearance and typically is a grayish-brown or silvery-gold color. Asbestos was also commonly used to wrap pipes. Asbestos materials are hazardous when disturbed and it has to be professionally removed. 


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