Some of the asbestos tape on our heating ducts is loose. Our furnace repairman suggested that we paint the tape to keep it intact.

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Some of the asbestos tape on our heating ducts is loose. Our furnace repairman suggested that we paint the tape to keep it intact.

Asked by Kathy Sidaway

duct work is 40/50 years old. loose only in a few places

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Erik Henry's picture

Do not touch the asbestos without contacting a certified contractor. You may be able to leave it alone. If you remove any of it you must remove it all.

For more information:

Read "Due to the discovery of asbestos, I am removing and replacing all ducting in my attic." a Q&A answered by Polly Osborne.