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    • cashbackproblems
    • By cashbackproblems 20th Mar 17, 3:47 PM
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    Is it worth getting an asbestos survey?
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    Is it worth getting an asbestos survey? 20th Mar 17 at 3:47 PM
    Hi all

    I am in the process of buying a flat that has not been decorated in about 20-30 years (built in the 70’s). it has artex ceilings and walls and also an old warm air gas heating system

    I have been reading about asbestos being in flues and artex, is worth having an asbestos survey done (cost about 100-200£) before I start to decorate?

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    • Lord Baltimore
    • By Lord Baltimore 20th Mar 17, 4:37 PM
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    Apparently, for your peace of mind, the answer is yes imho. Can't really see how anyone can give you a definitive answer though.
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    • Chanes
    • By Chanes 20th Mar 17, 5:40 PM
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    We had it done on a house we were looking at built in the early 80s it was negative. We didn't buy it in the end anyway. Cost about £100. IIRC.
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