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Old 06-25-2018, 09:47 AM
 
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I thought legally asbestos could not be identified with certainty visually. Either way, I'm surprised the inspector mentioned this (and put it in writing). Did you ask him to point out any possible asbestos? Some would probably say you'd be better off not knowing or at least not having it in writing.
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Old 06-25-2018, 12:27 PM
 
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I thought legally asbestos could not be identified with certainty visually. Either way, I'm surprised the inspector mentioned this (and put it in writing). Did you ask him to point out any possible asbestos? Some would probably say you'd be better off not knowing or at least not having it in writing.
Or he could have said something like, "If you remodel, you need to have the tiles examined for asbestos." But to just tell the OP in writing that it is asbestos puts them in a bad position.
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