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Identifying and Treating Asbestos Tiles in the Home

Many older homes have asbestos tiles for flooring. As time goes by and more homes are remodeled fewer homes contain asbestos tiles. But if you have a home built before the mid-20th century there is a good chance that the floor tiles contain asbestos.

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All You Need to Know About Asbestos Floor Tiles

2018-3-14 · All You Need to Know About Asbestos Floor Tiles Find out if your flooring contains this banned material—and if so how to deal whether you aim to remove it cover it up or leave it alone.

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Asbestos Floor Tiles

Previously asbestos floor tiles were available in the size 9×9 and more recently 12×12. These tiles were vinyl-asbestos floor tiles that were manufactured from polyvinyl chloride polymers. These tiles usually consisted of a mixture of limestone asbestos plasticizer stabilizer binder and pigment.

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[image] Figure 1: Floor tiles that contain asbestos can

Sep 15 2019 - [image] Figure 1: Floor tiles that contain asbestos can also have asbestos paper backing or be fixed with asbestos-containing mastic Stay safe …

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What do I do about possible asbestos floor tiles in

2009-7-25 · Purchased house about 3 months ago limited details from owner. It is about 40 years old (not sure age of tiles). The tiles are in the basement where the heater water heater and laundry are. They are in very good shape except for a few loose ones. I was pretty sure they were asbestos tiles (9x9) everyone in the neighborhood has similar ones.

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Asbestos Vinyl Products - History Dangers & …

2020-8-21 · Asbestos vinyl floor tiles. Asbestos in vinyl products becomes dangerous when microscopic fibers of the mineral are released and become airborne. If the material is in good condition it normally does not pose a threat because the asbestos is enclosed in vinyl preventing the fibers from escaping.

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Asbestos tile question

2009-7-7 · The ironic part about floor tile today is that the 12x12 tiles that do contain asbestos have up to 5 times the amount of asbestos as their 9x9 predecessors. 9x9 tiles generally have/had 3 to 5% while the 12x12 tiles have upwards of 15% (remember the U.S. EPA defines asbestos-containing material as anything having greater than 1%; OSHA says

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What can we do about asbestos tiles?

2015-8-6 · Relax. Asbestos is a health hazard if and only if you inhale the asbestos fibers. That is the fibers have to be loose and airborne. That is not the case with floor tiles where the fibers are tightly bound up in the floor tile itself.

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9x9 Asbestos Tile | The Floor Pro Community

2014-10-24 · We have a sump pump as many do in the Chicago area. The house was built in 1955 and currently has at least 2 layers of 9x9 tile either of which may contain asbestos so I want to leave it alone. I have not tested either the first or second layer of tiles. My hope is to put a new floor on top without disturbing what is there.Non- Asbestos 9x9 VCT ??2020-3-5New vinyl over old 9x9 asbestos concerns | The Floor Pro 2019-4-30Encapsulating and or covering 9" asbestos tiles?2013-11-19" asbestos tiles under an engineered hardwood floor2011-11-16查看更多结果

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asbestos tile/worried sick

After a dusty clean-up (during which our daughter was near by) we were informed that the tiles on the floor contain asbestos and the paint on the walls might contain lead as the house is 50 years old.Now I am worried sick as our toddler is exposed to this all.

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Removing the old 9x9 tiles? - Fine Homebuilding

2000-1-4 · I have to remove approximately 180 sq. ft. of the old stlye 9x9 tiles. They are located in the basement laundry room on concrete floor. Many of them are coming loose from the waterleaks over the years but about 80 % are tight. My customer wants to replace them with new 12x12 vinyl tile.

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Asbestos Floor Tile: Is It Safe to Remove on Your Own?

2018-7-13 · Workers must take many precautions to remove asbestos floor tiles safely and it is always safest to leave asbestos removal to qualified professionals. What Makes Asbestos Flooring Dangerous? Asbestos is a toxic mineral American manufacturers once mixed into many building materials. When these old materials are disturbed they release dust that

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Color Guide to Identify Asphalt Asbestos & Vinyl …

Color photo guide to asphalt asbestos and vinyl asbestos floor tiles 1900 -1986 using dominant floor tile color to identify the probable asbestos-containing floor tile brand pattern and age. Here is an asbestos floor tile identification key sorted by primary flooring color: beige black blue brown tan wood tone gray green red white yellow etc.

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Do 9X9 tiles on kitchen floor have asbestos in them?

2005-1-26 · The only way to know for sure if tiles or adhesive contain asbestos is to have an asbestos test done. Some vinyl & linoleum floor coverings and adhesives prior to 1983 contained asbestos. As long as asbestos is encapsulated it should create no problems. The requirement for sellers to provide disclosure only applies to conditions that are known.

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Solutions for Asbestos Tile Floor in Basement?

2013-12-29 · I purchased a house built in 1960 with a clearly removed tile floor in the basement with some glue still down. From the size of the tiles (9x9) I was told they were asbestos tiles. So all asbestos tiles are 9x9 although I'm not positive that all 9x9 tiles contain asbestos.

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How to Identify Asbestos Floor Tiles | Asbestos Ace

How you can identify asbestos floor tile: Closely Examine Tiles for Decay. Examine the floor tile to determine its condition. Asbestos is only harmful if it’s not fully intact and in good condition. While there is a good chance that 9-inch and 12-inch tiles manufactured before 1980 contain asbestos the hazardous fiber is also found in larger

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Where can I find 9x9 floor tiles

2008-8-18 · RedGuard the floor. The floor wasn't in perfect condition and I wanted to seal it. RedGuard was able to still stick to the floor and creates a waterproof barrier at the same time. After two coats it was plenty enough to protect the new floor and allow adhesion for my carpet tiles! Carpet is laid!

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9x9 vinyl floor tiles

945 9x9 vinyl floor tiles products are offered for sale by suppliers on Alibaba.com of which plastic flooring accounts for 6% tiles accounts for 4% and packaging labels accounts for 3%. A wide variety of 9x9 vinyl floor tiles options are available to you There are 145 suppliers who sells 9x9 vinyl floor tiles on Alibaba.com mainly located

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How to identify asbestos floor tiles or asbestos

And some six-inch asphalt based or floor tiles tested by a reader were reported to be asbestos free even though their pattern matched other 9x9 asbestos-containing floor tiles in the Armstrong line. That's right 6" x 6" - though that floor tile size was rare.How to Identify Asbestos Floor Tiles & Sheet Coverings - Asbestos Suspect Floor Tiles & Sheet FlooringHere we provide photographs and descriptive text of asbestos insulation and other asbestos-containing products to permit identification of definiteAsbestos-Containing Floor Tile Identification in 5 Easy Steps1. Flooring age: determine or guess at the building age years when remodeling was done year when flooring was installed consider number of layerSo Do These Floor Tiles contain Asbestos Or Not?The most-common question we receive from readers often along with a photo of flooring is "Do you think this flooring contains asbestos?"Details of Asbestos Floor Tile IdentificationIf you can identify your floor tile collection name or model number or if you recognize it in the extensive library of flooring color and patternOther Examples of Asphalt-Asbestos Or Vinyl-Asbestos Floor Tiles (VAT) Such as Armstrong™ Flooring and Everwear™ Vinyl Asbestos Floor Tiles™Our complete index of floor tile brands and ages is found at ASBESTOS FLOORING IDENTIFICATION GUIDE INDEX.Below are photos and links to some less-wOther (Brand Uncertain) Asphalt-Containing 9" X 9" Floor Tiles That contain AsbestosSee ASBESTOS FLOOR TILE IDENTIFICATION PHOTOS 1951-1980 to flooring produced between 1955 and the late 1980's and in some cases later products up tOther (Brand Uncertain) Asphalt-Containing 12" X 12" Floor Tiles That contain AsbestosBelow is a 12" x 12" vinyl asbestos floor tile found in the same home as the 9" x 9" flooring shown above.See a very similar and long-running populAsk A Question Or Search InspectAPediaUse the "Click to Show or Hide FAQs" link just above to see recently-posted questions comments replies try the search box just below or if you

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How to Tell if You Have Asbestos Tiles

2018-9-12 · Asbestos flooring often has black mastic which is a type of adhesive on the back. You can't see it if the floor is intact but you can spot the black adhesive if some of the tiles have already popped off the floor. The mastic itself usually has asbestos in it. The tiles may have asbestos too. If you have loose floor tiles and see the black

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How to Identify Asbestos Tiles

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Which sized Floor Tiles contain Asbestos?

2016-1-25 · 12-inch by 12-inch or 9-inch by 9-inch vinyl or asphalt Floor Tile… OSHA says all asphalt or vinyl floor tile installed prior to 1980 is Presumed (PACM) to contain asbestos unless sampling proves otherwise. Pretty much all 9-inch by 9-inch contains some amount of asbestos. Typically it contains less than 5% Chrysotile asbestos.

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New vinyl over old 9x9 asbestos concerns | The Floor …

2019-4-30 · We can't tell you what has asbestos with 100% certainty but 9x9 vinyl type tiles almost always did have some asbestos in them. Also there have been floor tile adhesives that contained asbestos. It usually takes years of exposure to friable asbestos fibers (fibers that float in the air) for it to become health threatening.

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asbestos ceiling tiles?

thanks for all the 9x9 asbestos floor tile info! now.what about asbestos ceiling tiles? the house was built in 1868 and we are sending in samples to find out if they are indeed asbestos? not

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Asbestos In Floor Tiles

Asbestos also appeared in adhesives or glue in older flooring materials. If you encounter black or dark asphalt floor tiles they may contain high levels of asbestos fibers. If any asbestos or hazardous materials are located the best thing to do is leave it alone. Disturbing it …

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Asbestos floor tiles

No not all old floor tiles or sheet kitchen flooring contain asbestos. And some six-inch asphalt-based or floor tiles tested by a customer were reported to be asbestos-free even though their pattern and color matched other 9x9 asbestos-containing floor tiles in the Armstrong line. 6" x 6" - though that floor …

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Are all 9x9 tiles asbestos? | Healthy Homes Inc.

2020-6-4 · As Dr. Riegel likes to say "9x9 is 99% of the time asbestos!" Asbestos is extremely common in 9x9 floor tiles. Call or Text Today 248-962-6095

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Asbestos removal of 9x9 floor tiles | Healthy Homes

2020-1-21 · 9” x 9” Asbestos containing floor tiles. If you are remodeling or purchasing a home check around for 9” x 9” floor tiles. The floor tiles come in a wide range of colors including but not limited to white green red and brown. Homes built before 1970 are very likely to contain 9″ x 9″ asbestos floor tiles which if disturbed can

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A FEW THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE TAKING UP …

1991-1-26 · Older resilient flooring can contain asbestos in the tiles themselves in the lining or backing materials of sheet flooring or in the adhesives used to stick them all down.

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Unwittingly removed asbestos floor tiles.

2010-6-18 · A piece in the SF Gate even states that vinyl floor tiles that contain asbestos pose no risk even if they are disturbed because of the way they were manufactured. Also from what I understand VAT’s contain a comparatively low % of asbestos anyway—especially compared to other residential asbestos products.

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Asbestos Floor Tile Precautions and Procedures

2016-5-27 · Asbestos Floor Tile Precautions and Procedures 1. All 9x9 floor tile will be assumed to contain asbestos. 12x12 tiles that have not been tested will be treated as asbestos. If after testing it is determined that the floor tile is non-asbestos it can be handled by non-certified persons. Requests for testing should be directed to your immediate

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Asbestos in Tiles

Asbestos in floor tiles. In floor tiles asbestos is used primarily for its insulation properties and its ability to resist fire. In addition to the tiles themselves a layer of mastic (a type of adhesive) below the tiles is also likely to contain asbestos. Vinyl Tiles with Asbestos Are all 12×12″ or 9×9″ tiles with asbestos?

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Covering 1960's 9x9 vinyl tile with self leveling cement

2014-11-1 · We are about to close on a 1960 home that has 9x9" square vinyl tiles over the basement tile (and under carpet in some areas). I suspect the tile may be asbestos based. Can I just cover it up with self leveling cement? I have an area about 1000 sf to cover.

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Identifying Asbestos Floor Tiles

2010-8-3 · I do asbestos-containing material ACM surveys and monitor abatement and remediation work all the time at work. Generally I don't even sample 9x9 floor tiles. I always assume them to be asbestos …

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AHERA - Asbestos 2 Hour Awareness Training Video - …

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Asbestos Floor Tile & Mastic

2020-9-1 · The more modern 12” x 12” vinyl floor tiles may also contain asbestos if installed prior to the late 1970s. In my prior position as an asbestos microscopist the vast majority of 9” x 9” floor tiles I analyzed did contain some asbestos typically in the 1-5% and sometimes the 5-10% range. In rare cases the 9” x 9” tile did not

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How to Identify Asbestos Floor Tiles | Asbestos Meaning

2020-4-12 · Posted in Asbestos Tagged are all 9x9 tiles asbestos asbestos floor tiles broken asbestos floor tiles low risk asbestos vinyl sheet flooring pictures covering asbestos floor tiles how to remove asbestos floor tiles percentage of asbestos in floor tiles vinyl sheet flooring asbestos …

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Does My 9x9 Vinyl Tile Contain Asbestos

The tiles are worn and damaged so I am unable to lay new tile on top of existing tile floor. What is the possibility that the existing tiles contain asbestos? Supposedly homes built after 1980 don't have too worry about this but with my home having been built in 1980 I not sure I want to test my luck.

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Basement Floor with Asbestos Tiling - can I cover them?

2020-8-28 · The basement floor has the 9X9 tiles (brown and white) that we believe has asbestos in them. Unfortunately on some of the tiles the corners are cracked and came up and I believe you can see the cement flooring underneath. I've been given advice from several experts one being take the floor up two - leave it seal (vapor seal) and cover over

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Asbestos Floor Tiles – How to Identify & How to …

2020-9-2 · Asbestos floor tiles were manufactured in three sizes: 9”x9” 12”x12” and 18”x18”. Examine the condition of the tiles: Intact asbestos tiles are not a major risk and can in fact be left in place and covered with other materials such as carpet vinyl linoleum or concrete. Tiles that are disintegrating should be handled with

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