House pipes have a woolly fluff around them, at the holders. What's the chance that this is asbestos?
House is 1960s
Impossible to say as asbestos cannot be identified by visual inspection.
Have a sample tested and then you will know for sure.
It’s extremely difficult to identify asbestos just by looking at it, so you need to send samples to a lab for testing.
Homeowners can collect samples and have them tested, but it’s much safer for you and your family to hire a trained asbestos professional for the job.
Search for “asbestos inspection” online to find a licensed expert in your area. The U.S. Department of Commerce offers a list of accredited asbestos laboratories online.