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Asbestos was once hailed as a wonder material. It was cheap, flexible, strong and fire resistant so it was used throughout the construction industry. We regularly warn about the dangers associated with asbestos and how exposure can be avoided. In …

5 Most Common Asbestos Containing Materials Read More »

Asbestos insulating board was used in factories, schools, homes and offices across Northern Ireland. It was mostly amosite and crysolite asbestos used as: Fireproofing panels soffits window panels ceiling tiles partition walls Roof light uplifts Bath panels and many more …

What is AIB (Asbestos Insulating Board?) Read More »

Asbestos was used extensively in roofing products including cement based sheets and shingles that contain asbestos. They usually contained around 15% asbestos content. Asbestos which was once dubbed as a “wonder material” had excellent fire retardant properties and strength. Older …

Asbestos Roof Sheets & Slates – Are They Dangerous? Read More »

According to a recent BBC report over 47,442 housing executive properties contain asbestos in Northern Ireland. It is thought that Belfast is host the greatest number of properties that contain asbestos. The Department of Education has recently said that the …

Over 47000 NIHE Properties Contain Asbestos Read More »

Asbestos was used in the construction of farm buildings across Northern Ireland. You will find asbestos on the farm in roof sheeting, guttering, down spouts, soffits, fascia and pipe lagging. In many cases the asbestos becomes damaged due to its …

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