Re: Asbestos ceiling tiles...what to do?
first i would send a small sample off to a lab to have tested to see if in fact it is asbestos. if so then start looking for quotes
if you want it out of the house, do not do this yourself especially with a baby pretty much due. it wont be cheap to have removed however the companies that do this will take every precation necessary to ensure that the asbestos is removed safely.
i find asbestos all the time in older homes i renovate.. its in the plaster, the hardwood flooring unerlayment paper is made from it.. old duct work is wrapped in it. some houses have asbestos shingles for siding. there is quite a bit of hype surrounding asbestos on various reno shows and how its harmful.. they make it out to souund like someone breathing in one particle will give you cancer, but its constant exposure to it that does people in
fire up the saw and make some dust