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Typically uncovered in the basements and attics of homes built before the 1970’s, asbestos has been linked to serious health problems, including lung cancer and mesothelioma. If you uncover asbestos that you can’t avoid or encapsulate-or are unsure if your house contains asbestos-find a certified asbestos consultant in your area and request a home evaluation.
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