First of all, don't try to do any type of removal, cutting, sanding or testing yourself.
- Asbestos was utilized in many products in the past and it becomes a problem when dust particles become airborne.
- It's best to hire a professional contractor that can handle asbestos abatement.
You can go to the EPA website here and get information on asbestos removal based on the Region that you live as well as information on hiring an asbestos abatement contractor.
For more information:
Read "How do I handle a "popcorn" ceiling that may contain asbestos?" a Q&A answered by Molly McCabe.