Can I remove asbestos myself

Can I remove asbestos myself?

A question I received almost daily is can I remove asbestos myself? First of all, let’s get one thing very clear: there are no safe forms of asbestos. None whatsoever. If your dad tells you that white asbestos is safe and blue is dangerous, he’s wrong. That information is outdated and the Health and Safety […]

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Never drink water from the upstairs tap

Never drink water from the upstairs tap

When I was a kid I was always told “never drink water from the upstairs tap!” but I never really understood why. Although less common nowadays, many houses still have water header tanks in the loft to increase pressure to the taps in the bathroom and they hide a dark, nasty secret. Whilst on a […]

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Asbestos and Mortgages

Asbestos and Mortgages: What you need to know when buying or selling a property

Asbestos and Mortgages is a subject which is becoming and issue for home buyers and sellers across the UK. It’s becoming increasingly common for mortgage lenders to insist on an asbestos survey being carried out on a property before the lender will consider applying a mortgage to a property. The reason? Well, there are a […]

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