Originally Posted by steer
Concerned home rennovator; This may be a repeat of previous question, but...some internet sites really detail what one must do in order to remove materials that may contain A. It really tends to scare one about this possible home project. thoughts
Life is full of risk... people ride on motorized two wheeled devices and don't wear helmuts. People smoke...tobacco and other things.. some people hold a lighting rod in their hand in the middle of a fareway during a thunder storm... some peolpe swim with sharks...handle deadly snakes...and some even cheat on their violent vengeful spouce. People drive around in cars at a high rate of speed...some do not wear seat belts.
So... when I go to remove my 2x1 wood fiber tiles from the ceiling if my thrid floor finished top story (remodeled in the 50's-60's ) that may have "A".
I won't get it tested...(Not required under local ordinance) I will wear old disposible clothing.. seal the door with blue tape.. open the windows..
have a cheap box fan blowing out.. I will tape up painters plastic on the walls and work over a sheet of heavy visqueen. I will take the tiles out by hand and place in a large 6 mil "contractor bag". I won't bother with a mask... I will bag all and dispose of old clothes,,, drink a beer or two
and take a shower.
My only grandchild will not be home (she likes to help grandpah).
I will only bother to use the above precautions to help minimize the grands possible exposure.