These pictures are from a house I just purchased in Western NY. The house was built in 1950 and I believe there are gypsum boards with plaster and lathe over them. Pipe is above a 1944 Pennco boiler. Others are from around house and walls.


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As a general rule, it's virtually impossible to tell from photographs if something does or does not contain asbestos, the only way to tell for sure is to take small samples of it and sent it to a lab to be tested. Anything else is not worth the paper is is (not) written on...

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