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Old 04-17-2012, 11:06 AM   #1
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Can asbestos wrapped rigid ducting be safely cleaned in California?

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Old 04-17-2012, 11:16 AM   #2
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Can asbestos wrapped rigid ducting be safely cleaned in California?
By "rigid" I'll assume that you mean standard sheet metal that has had asbestos smeared onto the OUTSIDE at the joints (and maybe more). OK?
If so... and if you DON'T DISTURB the asbestos you'll be fine.

The one thing to do though is add another coat of duct sealing mastic that will ENCAPSULATE the asbestos. You can get it anywhere.

As to cleaning the INSIDE of these sheetmetal ducts... sure.

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Old 04-17-2012, 11:17 AM   #3
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Are you 100% sure it is asbestos?
Has it been wraped or coated to seal it?
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Old 04-17-2012, 11:29 AM   #4
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Yes it is wrapped with a white card board looking material that I'm told is asbestos
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Old 04-17-2012, 11:39 AM   #5
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How old is this house?
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