Asbestos in home

Asbestos in the home – is there still a threat?

Neil Munro Asbestos in Homes

Asbestos was widely used in the construction of residential buildings before its ban in 1999, and generations of people have grown up surrounded by asbestos in the home. Although its dangers are now widely publicised, asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) continue to cause concern in a domestic setting. So how much of a threat does asbestos still pose for homeowners and tenants, …

Asbestos surveyor during a refurbishment survey

Asbestos Removal Tax Relief- Does it Qualify?

Neil Munro Asbestos in Homes

Asbestos Removal Tax Relief – Does It Qualify? When it comes to removing materials, which contain asbestos from a property, the expenses which can occur as a result of the asbestos removal can be extremely worrying for a company. However, what most people do not realise is that they can actually get some of that money back as part of …

What should the recent death of a lady with asbestos-linked cancer teach us about asbestos?

Neil Munro Asbestos in Homes

Last year, a Northampton woman died after a short battle with cancer that could have been caused by asbestos. It was an out-of-the-blue illness that was sudden – but could it have been due to asbestos exposure at home or workplace? Asbestos has serious risks Forget what you think you know about asbestos. It’s a pretty historic substance, which was …