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Is asbestos siding illegal?

Yes, always
19%
In most cases
11%
In some cases
27%
No, never
29%
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Question: Is asbestos siding illegal?
Top Answer (29% of 68 votes): No, never.

Answer: In some cases
Explanation: No, asbestos siding is regulated and can be used. Some older versions of asbestos siding may have been made before current regulations and could be harmful.
Shedhorn Inspection Services, LLC
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: It is illegal to install new asbestos siding in Colorado. But, existing asbestos siding is legal. Asbestos siding must be properly removed and discarded during a remodel or demolition.
Quality Environmental
Answer: No, never
Explanation: This form of siding was used for many years throughout the US. It is not manufactured now because of the health hazards. Proper precautions must be used for any repair or replacement of the siding.
Reality Property Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: No, never
Explanation: Not in my experience.
Spotlight Home Inspection L.L.C.
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: I am not sure about sdtate to state, I would say yes.
North State Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Yes for new construction, but it is satisfactory on existing homes as long as it is still in tact.
Kairos Home Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: It is not allowable to use now.
Royalty Home Solutions, Inc
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: New building codes do not allow asbestos to be used in any application of home construction
Able Home Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: some older homes still contain asbestos siding
Huskey Home Inspection, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: There is no requirement stipulating that , however, asbestos in all new installations regardless of location I been advised is illegal.
Contractors Corp.
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Now it is.
Brewer Contract Consulting
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: According to current building codes yes. Asbestos has been used in thousands of applications in the past. There is still many homes that have asbestos components.
Look First Homes, LLC
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Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I would check with your jurisdiction.
Best Choice Inspections
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: There are some cities that require it being covered with siding
At Ease Home Inspection
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: Harmful to humans
Ray REI
ProMatcher
Answer: No, never
Explanation: If undisturbed and structurally sound it can be left in place.
Rightway Residential Home Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: New installation is illegal, but existing asbestos siding is acceptable if encapsulated.
Nicholas Home Inspection & Maintenance, Inc.
Answer: No, never
Explanation: Not used today but was an approved product in the past.
A Better Choice Home Inspection, Co
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: if you have it you can keep it undesterbed I DONT THINK YOU CAN BUY IT
Artios Painting 309 788 9432
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If it's friable and deteriorated.
Clearview Home Inspections Eccl.9:10
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I'm not sure if it's illegal. I know that you should be able to buy it anymore. It's still used in other countries.
JCs Environmental Technologies
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If installed under today's standards of practice.
iInspect
Answer: No, never
Explanation: No its is not illegal, but no longer produced
JKM Home Inspections
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