• Home Improvement,  Safety

    The Importance of Checking Your Home for Asbestos

    Did you know that homes built before 1980 are at a higher risk of containing asbestos materials? Before the 1980s, there were very few restrictions on the use of asbestos in building materials. This has resulted in health complications for those exposed to asbestos, including the possibility of being diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer, because of toxic fibers in the air. In honor of Mesothelioma Awareness Day on September 26th, it’s important to stress the importance of what can happen if exposure to asbestos occurs in your home. Keep reading to learn more about how and why you should check your house for asbestos materials. What Is Asbestos? Asbestos is a…