Two companies, Northlake Capital & Development and 3917 Densmore LLC, are facing thousands of dollars in fines after the Washington Department of Labor and Industries cited improper and unsafe asbestos handling at a Seattle home-flipping site.
Do you have asbestos in your house? Unfortunately the answer may be yes, depending on when your home was built and the materials used. Asbestos is a highly-effective fire-retardant material that was used as an insulator in many homes and commercial buildings until the 1970s. Homes built between the 1940s and 1970s used asbestos as a thermal and acoustic insulator.