How do I know my home contains Asbestos?
In order to identify hazardous material in your home, a designated substance survey (DSS) must be completed by an environmental engineering or consulting firm. Most building material made today do not contain asbestos. However, until the late 1970’s, many types of building material and insulation used in homes contained asbestos. If your home was built pre 1980’s, it’s very likely that some of the material within your dwelling are ACM. A DSS report will most likely be required as part of your demolition permit process. Consult with your local building permit authority.