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Question: Does old pipe lagging typically contain asbestos?
Top Answer (44% of 56 votes): In some cases.

Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If the pipe lagging was installed before 1979 there is a good chance it contains asbestos.
Moran Property Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Older installations were generally performed according local standards using local materials.
Reality Property Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depends I say treat it though it were. Contact qualified contractor
North State Inspections
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Answer: In some cases
Explanation: some lagging contains asbestos but not all
Huskey Home Inspection, LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: It depends on when it was manufactured and applied.
Contractors Corp.
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Old pipe insulation in most cases is asbestos. Suspect insulation needs to be tested before it is declared asbestos.
Best Choice Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Asbestos pipe insulation can generally be identified as having a chalky interior wrapped in a plaster-like material.
Nicholas Home Inspection & Maintenance, Inc.
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: That would depend on the age of the home. Today they have stopped using this material.
Your Home Property Consultants
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: 50 + year old homes typically have asbestos insulation at areas, especially the ductwork.
Clearview Home Inspections Eccl.9:10
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Asbestos was used in homes up until the 1970s. It was used to insulate pipe, flooring, siding, and more.
Corley Home Inspections, LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: in some case it may contain asbestos, it should be tested then if positive test confirms, it should be removed per guidelines
JKM Home Inspections
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