Since 1921, Building products containing asbestos was widely used in the Australian building industry due to its flexibility, resistance properties too many elements (including heat and rot) and was cheap to manufacture.
As a general rule, if your home was built:
Before the mid-1980s – it is highly likely that it has asbestos-containing products
Between the mid-1980s and 1990 – it is likely that it has asbestos-containing products
After 1990 – it is unlikely that it has asbestos-containing products
If you are considering a repairs or renovation that involves disturbing asbestos building materials, or demolition of all or part of your property, it is important that:
Australasian Technical Services is licensed to remove all forms of asbestos and can manage this process safely, and without risk to you or your family (pets included).