Asbestos is a natural material that used to be used in lots of building products. It's now illegal to use because it's a health hazard, but lots of buildings still contain it.
If you want to do building work and there's a chance your property might contain asbestos, you need to find out for sure before you do anything. Take a look at our information on asbestos testing and surveying to find out about your options.
If you've got asbestos that you need to get rid of, you can find information about project length and pricing on our asbestos removal page.