All homes that were built before the 1970’s used asbestos in various ways. It was used it to insulate the exterior of the pipes, for attics and even siding. Today buyers are being counselled to have it all removed as a pre-caution. Asbestos is only harmful to your health if it is exposed to the air. So, in most cases it it purely precautionary to remove it since it encapsulated.
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