Where to Look
- Asbestos was added to concrete, asphalt, and vinyl materials in roof shingles, pipes, siding, wall board, floor tiles, joint compounds and adhesives.
- As a fireproofing material applied on steel beams and columns during construction of multistory buildings
- As a thermal insulation and as a means of controlling condensation
- As an ingredient in acoustical plaster
- As a component of a mixture sprayed on ceilings and walls to produce a soft, textured appearance