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Strange street construction / could there be asbestos in the cement and shall I inform the city services?

If built in 2014 it's not asbestos. it looks like possibly a some sort of fibre-cement foam composite paneling. It's still a tripping hazard, that's something you can complain about.
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Strange street construction / could there be asbestos in the cement and shall I inform the city services?

Yup, your paranoia. Evidently justifiable, when I look at your location according to your profile. 2014 - not going to be asbestos unless you're in, I dunno, Russia or India or China, where apparently ...
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How to minimize soil contamination when repainting and repairing old wooden outdoor features?

Tarp/drop-cloth coverage of the ground is standard among people/contractors that don't just leave a mess. Use 2 layers if you want to go above and beyond. Be sure to go out (and under) far enough.
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1.5" galvanized vent pipe as a fall arresting anchor

If you want roof anchors for personnel fall safety, buy and install roof anchors that are designed for the exact job. They are made, they are common, and they can be permanently installed for use when ...
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Is conduit needed for extension of wall oven wiring?

Ovens are routinely wired with flexible cords, which have a male plug on the end and which are plugged into a matching receptacle mounted in an accessible junction box. It is NOT permissible to cut ...
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Is it likely that an acoustical ceiling from the late 1980s contained asbestos?

Bad news: it is unlikely but possible there was asbestos in the ceiling. It was banned by then, but who knows if someone pulled a pile of old stock off the shelf or something like that. Good news: ...
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Is conduit needed for extension of wall oven wiring?

Usually, the pig tail simply screws onto terminals on the back of the oven (hidden under a cover near where it enters the back panel). Simply buy a longer pig tail and replace the existing one.
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