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Do popcorn ceilings contain asbestos?

In most cases
In some cases
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Question: Do popcorn ceilings contain asbestos?
Top Answer (54% of 24 votes): In some cases.

Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Popcorn ceilings must be tested for asbestos before disturbing them.
Quality Environmental
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: None that I have seen, yet safety first... ask
North State Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depends the age of the home
Anthony Shelton Painting
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Pre 1978
The Major Group Inc.
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Depends on the year installed.
Eagles Eye Home Inspection,LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depending how old the popcorn ceiling is
Skyline Painting and Drywall
Answer: Never
Explanation: I have never heard of them containing asbestos yet
JKM Home Inspections
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: In early formulations it often contained white asbestos fibers. When asbestos was banned in ceiling treatments by the Clean Air Act of 1978 in the United States, popcorn ceilings fell out of favor in much of the country. However, in order to minimize economic hardship to suppliers and installers, existing inventories of asbestos-bearing texturing materials were exempt from the ban, so it is possible to find asbestos in popcorn ceilings that were applied through the 1980s.
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