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maerenee

06:41AM | 05/24/05
Member Since: 05/23/05
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Can you paint asbestos siding? If so, what is involved?

tomh

07:33AM | 05/24/05
Member Since: 07/01/03
550 lifetime posts
Asbestos cement siding is easily painted using a good quality acrylic paint. Your paint dealer can recommend specific paints suitable for masonry and cement siding. The surface should be cleaned with a pressure washer to remove any flaking paint. If any scraping or wire-brush work is needed, keep the surface wet and use a respirator with HEPA cartridges. The new painted surface will last a long time as the siding is very stable, and the paint will seal the surface protecting it and preventing any fiber release.

chrisheathwills

09:21AM | 06/06/05
Member Since: 06/04/05
4 lifetime posts
I too need to paint a transite sided house this summer. For the most part it is in great shape, but there are a few that need to be replaced. Any idea where I can find replacement shingles for the siding?? Thanks

AVeryOldHome

09:18PM | 07/26/05
Member Since: 07/26/05
4 lifetime posts
I'm in the process of cleaning out my 100+ year old mother's home and have run across numerous items my father saved from building our home in the 1940s and salvage forays in the area in the 1960s. Among my 'finds' so far are two bundles of brand new asbestos-cement siding, plus the equivalent of about two bundles more that were carefully removed without serious damage from another old house in the neighborhood.

Because I've heard the word 'asbestos' in a negative light for so long ... I'm curious whether these can be sold? I know there are folks looking for replacements ... but am I risking legal intervention if I try to sell these?

Thanks for any help you can give!

tomh

07:58AM | 07/27/05
Member Since: 07/01/03
550 lifetime posts
Interesting question, and a complicated answer. Because of legal disclaimers that apply to any response, please re-post your question as a new topic in the Safety and Environmental BBS http://www.bobvila.com/BBS/Safety_Environmental_and_Hazardous_Materials/flat-page1.html


AVeryOldHome

08:11AM | 07/27/05
Member Since: 07/26/05
4 lifetime posts
THANKS, tomh ... I've done it! I appreciate your help ...

Best,

Sharon

linda123

06:35PM | 01/20/07
Member Since: 01/19/07
1 lifetime posts
I need to side my garage which needs asbestos cement siding to match the house. I would like to buy your bundles of AC siding depending on the shipping costs to minnesota. Do you have any left?

5slb6

12:18PM | 01/21/07
Member Since: 07/28/02
1356 lifetime posts
A good building supply will have concrete (no asbestos)shingles that are very close in appearance to the old style. I woukld think that the shipping would be very high on shingles and the liability is not really worth it.

jimmylee

10:44AM | 02/16/07
Member Since: 02/15/07
2 lifetime posts
Paint will just peal, we lived that part and once you paint it you have a serious matenance problem. We went to this company and they reconditioned our asbestos roof. asbestos1.com

combine43

09:26PM | 06/24/14
Member Since: 06/24/14
1 lifetime posts
Is it true that if you paint asbestos siding in the heat of summer that the paint has a tendency to peal?
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