asbestosis

Consider Prevention Before Beginning Your Next Home Project

Whether you received new tools over the holidays or have established a New Year’s resolution to finally start the home renovations you have been putting off, we want to first remind you about the dangers of asbestos and proper safety measures to consider before you begin working.
It is not uncommon for homes, especially those built […]


How Past Asbestos Use Still Affects Life Today

In 1875, Ambler, Pennsylvania was the largest manufacturer of asbestos insulation and asbestos-containing products in the United States. Asbestos manufacturing brought economic growth to Ambler. With the growth came the knowledge that exposure to this  “miracle fiber” caused horrible disease, such as mesothelioma. Over the next 140 years, asbestos continued to contaminate the grounds, creeks, […]


Know Before You Buy: Asbestos Available for Purchase Online

Formerly known as the “miracle fiber,” asbestos was once used so frequently that it is estimated to have been in 3,000 different products. Today, asbestos products can still be purchased in the United States. Because any amount of exposure to asbestos increases the risk of developing asbestos-related diseases, such as mesothelioma, it is important to […]