Be aware of asbestos before you undertake any renovation or building work.
If a house, garage or shed was built or renovated before the 1990s, there is a chance it may contain some form of asbestos. Asbestos can be found in a number of building products including roof sheeting, carpet underlay, behind tiles and under vinyl floors. A known carcinogen, even short-term exposure to asbestos fibres can be dangerous. Be aware of asbestos before you undertake any work. For more information and to download safe work fact sheets, click here