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Questions & answers about how to identify & what to do about sheet flooring / resilient flooring containing asbestos

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Asbestos-containing sheet flooring or resilient flooring FAQs:

Questions & answers about how to identify sheet flooring or resilient flooring that contains absbestos & what to do about asbestos in sheet flooring, resilient flooring or what some readers call "linoleum".

True linoleum flooring does not contain asbestos but some other sheet flooring products do. Asbestos was widely used as a filler in both asphalt-based and some vinyl based floor tiles of varying thicknesses, and extending to some thin, flexible self-adhesive backed tiles as well as some sheet flooring.

This article series describes sheet flooring products known to contain significant levels of asbestos. We also include photographs for identification of known asbestos-containing resilient sheet flooring as well as unknown flooring submitted for identification. The article gives safety and asbestos testing advice for sheet flooring products.



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FAQs about Asbestos in Resilient Flooring or Sheet Flooring

Asbestos suspect sheet flooring from Justin Morrill Homestead[Click to enlarge any image] Shown at left, antique jute-backed sheet flooring.

Article Contents

Older sheet flooring products: example of floors that do not contain asbestos

This sheet flooring covering backed with burlap fabric is probably more than a century old.

We examined it in an non-public area of the Justin Morrill Homestead, a historic building in Vermont.

The material has not been tested for asbestos fibers, but where we see what is obviously a jute backing it's not likely that the product contained asbestos..

The possible origin of this product is discussed at Asphalt & Vinyl Floor Tile History - history, dates, and description of the production process and ingredients in asphalt floor tiles, asphalt-asbestos floor tiles, & vinyl-asbestos floor tiles 1900 to present.

Also see LINOLEUM & SHEET FLOORING

Question: ugly green flooring in an 1800's home - likely to contain asbestos?

Linoleum-like floor covering - linoleum rug (C) InspectApedia CW(Sept 27, 2015) Amanda Yorck said:
I started tearing up flooring today and in the throws of it I realized I should be concerned about asbestos. My house was built in the early 1800s and I have no clue when the floor was put in. It is sheet flooring, vinyl I assume.

There are 2 layers of black backing. The floor itself is a very ugly green, intentionally splotchy in design. It is probably a mute point at this point, but is this floor likely to contain asbestos? I have a picture but I don't see a place to upload it. Hopefully you can work with my poor description.

Reply:

Please use the page top or bottom CONTACT link to send us photos for comment.

Question: 1960's Sheet Flooring Asbestos: the manufacturer said if it wasn't black mastic, we are probably fine

(July 8, 2015) Ros said:
Hi. we recently purchased a home built in about 1965. It had multiple layers of flooring. We removed top layer of old hardwood, then a layer of cushion floor and layer of plywood and beneath that were tiles I am fairly certain are asbestos. Tiles were intact so we left it and covered with plywood again as we plan to tile. Then I got to worrying whether the vinyl contained asbestos too. It came up generally intact but some pieces ripped and a bit of the backing remained behind.

I scrapped it up after wetting down with water. The adhesive was a light colour. The vinyl was imprinted with Domco Series 46. I called the manufacturer and they can't tell me if it has asbestos or not. I would guess it was installed in the early 80's given the age of cabinets which sat on top of the vinyl. Any idea about this product?

The manufacturer said if it wasn't black mastic, we are probably fine. however, my internet search yields articles where this is a full on biohazard to don't worry about it, IF there is asbestos, the exposure is minimal. (unlike my grade school which allowed us to freely handle asbestos rocks in the classroom).

Anyways, I may try and get this tested but since it is already up, there's not much to be done about it, I am more curious to know in case this stuff is also in other parts of the house which we have yet to renovate...like bathrooms.

Reply:

Ros

I don't know what has happened to Domcor flooring but their website, as of the moment, is DOA. I'd appreciate any contact information you have for the company, by post here or by email found at our page bottom CONTACT link. Use that email also to send me some photos of your flooring for further identification research.

In my OPINION if a company won't give a yes or now answer to asbestos in their products then something has made them nervous. Or put another way if I knew that my flooring never contained asbestos I'd be a dope not to say so.

ADVICE: For buildings with floor tiles or sheet flooring that can be assumed to have been installed in North America before 1986 it would be prudent to treat the flooring as "PACM" or "Presumed Asbestos Containing Material".

That does not mean we should panic nor undertake an expensive and dangerous asbestos removal project.

Asbestos is safe and legal to remain in homes or public buildings as long as the asbestos materials are in good condition and the asbestos can not be released into the air.

Generally the safest approach is to leave such flooring alone and to cover it over with a coating or with another layer of flooring.

Watch out that the mastic used to adhere old sheet flooring may also contain asbestos. After trying various solvents on a black mastic years ago I discovered that it was water soluble and came up easily once I let it sit wet for a few hours. Try that.

Red brick pattern flooring without asbestos (C) InspectApedia PC Brick floor tile pattern containing asbesto (C) InspectApedia.com

J.W. Indeed I've found other similar flooring patterns to those in your photo that by date, records, tests, were confirmed as having asbestos in the vinyl backing; it would be prudent to treat the material as presumed-asbestos-containing material. Don't panic; non-friable materials like this can usually be handled with a minimum of dust and debris - provided the floor was not glued down.

The flooring shown at above left, installed in the 1980's did not contain asbestos. Details are at SHEET FLOORING BRICK PATTERN ID

The flooring shown at above right in a white brick pattern (these are tiles not sheet flooring) contained asbestos. Sheet flooring in the same pattern also contained asbestos.

Reader Question: does this sheet flooring from a 1975 house contain asbestos?

1975 sheet flooring that may contain asbestos (C) InspectApedia.com JR

I am hopeful you can help me determine if this sheet flooring found in a house built in 1975 might have asbestos.
I didn't see any patterns like it in your images in the asbestos area. I wondered if maybe you would recognize the pattern and be able to help me. - Anonymous, by private email, 2016/05/31

1975 sheet flooring that may contain asbestos (C) InspectApedia.com JR

Reply:

I don't know this exact pattern but some 70's sheet flooring very similar to it has tested and shown an asbestos content in the backer.

If you can remove it without making a dusty mess, intact, then the risks are probably low; if you need to do more aggressive demolition it's worth the $50. to have a confirming test - or to be safe just treat it as presumed to contain asbestos.

We discuss how to identify asbestos-containing sheet flooring at RESILIENT SHEET FLOORING ID GUIDE

At the end of any of our asbestos-related InspectApedia pages, at More Reading you will find a complete ARTICLE INDEX to ASBESTOS HAZARDS
See therein
ASBESTOS FLOORING HAZARD REDUCTION
and
ASBESTOS FLOORING REMOVAL GUIDE

IF you are faced with a requirement for demolition and if you are uncertain about the flooring's asbestos content and cannot identify it through our guides, then you have a sample tested.
See ASBESTOS TESTING LAB LIST

Reader follow-up:

... thanks a lot for getting back to me and providing these details. I pulled the flooring out of a basement bathroom not even thinking about asbestos until I was done. I am planning on having it tested because this same flooring is in two other areas.

It mostly came up in large sheets, and did not seem dusty to me at all during the removal process. But, I am still concerned. I suspect the small amount that may have come from the removal is not significant and I should be ok, I hope.

Anyway, thanks for the lab list, if you have a specific lab you would suggest please let me know. Please post the photos on your site. I will let you know what the test results are as well.

Reply:

Just be sure to use a certified lab, and do let me see the results, as they may help others.

Armstrong sheet flooring (C) InspectAPedia.comQuestion: 1978 Armstrong Celarian sheet flooring has asbestos? Armstrong Premium Excelon Vinyl Composition Tile, product number 52127?

(Sept 1, 2014) From Faribault said:
We built our house in 1978, and put in Armstong Celarian inlaid sheet flooring.We are in the midst of a remodeling project. What is the likelihood that it has asbestos?

(Aug 5, 2015) Katie F. said:
We bought a house in 2012 from someone who had owned it for 20 years and laid tile flooring when renovating the basement. We found two boxes of these tiles - they are Armstrong Premium Excelon Vinyl Composition Tile, product number 52127.

The box has a side panel warning indicating that these should not be sanded as there may be undetectable asbestos. I need to have work done in the basement because we have moisture issues - what is the risk if these tiles need to be removed for this work? Do I need to hire an abatement firm

Other readers ask about asbestos content in various sheet flooring products

We have the San Roque pattern sheet vinyl. Did Armstrong use the same patterns at a later date for their sheet vinyl but without asbestos? We have already started to remove it and I am concerned. - Sue 10/24/2012

We have vinyl sheet flooring that was put in about mid 1984. Is this anything to worry about? When exactly was asbestos banned in the manufacture of sheet flooring? - Peter 11/6/2012

I have an old ranch home w/ sheet lino.x2 layers, over OSB board, over another type of flooring over old hardwood. From what I can see so far. The hardwood has blunt square ends, and is about 3-4" wide and appears to have paint on it. I know there is some rot in that area and would need replacing from reclaimed wood.

My question is what is the best way to remove all the lino and OSB and floor below that to get to the hardwood? I know it's going to be labor intensive but not sure how to go about it. - Tracey 2/13/2012

(Apr 29, 2015) Brent said:

I have a 1988 Hino school bus that i am converting to a house bus and am wondering if the vinyl floor has asbestos or not.
Does anyone have any ideas on that? The flooring is sheet vinyl lino and not tiles. Cheers

Reply: Basic Advice for Floor Tiles or Sheet Flooring that Might Contain Asbestos

For Matt, Faribault & Katie F and other readers:

​Thank you for the question about possible asbestos in flooring.

I do not recognize the exact pattern of your flooring, though you may find a close match in the library of asbestos floor tiles and sheet flooring beginning at ASBESTOS FLOOR TILE IDENTIFICATION

Because there are so many manufactures and floor tile patterns, types, sizes, and colors over many decades just looking through catalogs organized by even color or pattern can be a daunting task.

Better is to narrow the question by forming a reasonable guess about the age of the floor tile or sheet flooring. We can at the very least narrow this down by knowing the age of the building and sometimes we can narrow the guess further if we know when a building was renovated, or by observing the type of tile adhesive or mastic used.

WIth that data we can choose among our floor tile or sheet flooring photo ID guides that are organized by year beginning at the link I give above.

PHOTOS: You are welcome to send me photos of floor tiles, and where loose tiles or packaging are available I'd want to see the back side of tile and all sides of packaging and labels. Knowing the tile dimensions and thickness are also useful. Our email link is also found at the CONTACT link at the top or bottom of any InspectApedia.com page.

Basic advice:

For buildings with floor tiles or sheet flooring that can be assumed to have been installed in North America before 1986 it would be prudent to treat the flooring as "PACM" or "Presumed Asbestos Containing Material".

That does not mean we should panic nor undertake an expensive and dangerous asbestos removal project.

Asbestos is safe and legal to remain in homes or public buildings as long as the asbestos materials are in good condition and the asbestos can not be released into the air.

Generally the safest approach is to leave such flooring alone and to cover it over with a coating or with another layer of flooring.

Watch out: do not grind, cut, saw, chop or otherwise demolish flooring that may contain asbestos: you don't want to use methods that create a dusty mess.

On any of our asbestos-related InspectApedia pages, at More Reading you will find a complete ARTICLE INDEX for dealing with asbestos containing materials.

See in that list ASBESTOS FLOORING HAZARD REDUCTION

andASBESTOS FLOORING REMOVAL GUIDE

IF however you are faced with a requirement for a dusty messy demolition and if you are uncertain about the flooring's asbestos content and cannot identify it through our guides, then you may want to have a sample tested.
In that case see ASBESTOS TESTING LAB LIST

We would much appreciate hearing any comments, critique, suggestions, or further questions that you may have after you've taken a look at the articles I've cited.

Angela W

Don't confuse asbestos hazards with asthma and allergies, nor with condensation.

Unless you are grinding, chopping, hacking your vinyl asbestos floor tiles, with them just sitting there the probability that you can measure a harmful level of asbestos release is nearly zero.

The moisture problem is a separate one to correct. Find and fix the moisture soruces, run a dehumidifier if necessary;

When the floor is dry you may want to seal it or cover it with something less horrible for allergy.asthma sufferers than carpeting.

Question: asbestos in 1970's sheet vinyl, "white shield backing" & congoleum seam sealer SU92

(Mar 31, 2016) Lynne said:

We have sheet vinyl laid in the early 70's.
Looking at the white backing, it has markings of "white shield backing" and "seams must be sealed with congoleum seam sealer SU92".
It's in need of replacing as joins are lifting up.

We were wondering if we can do this ourselves as it is adhered completely to the concrete floor not just the perimeter.
Tried to enclose a few photos for identification regarding possible asbestos, to no avail :( any tips here would be gladly welcomed.

Reply:

Lynne

You can send us photos for comment using the page bottom CONTACT link.

Most likely you'll want to have a sample of the material tested, possibly also testing the adhesive as some of those also contained asbestos in the 1970's.

Search InspectApedia for ASBESTOS TEST LABS to see how to find a certified lab if you decide to test.

We also describe proper flooring removal procedures at ASBESTOS FLOOR REMOVAL found by searching this site.

Question: probability of asbestos in sheet flooring in a 1990 home?

(Oct 22, 2015) Dennis said:
The house I live in was supposedly built in1990. I started removing old flooring in the bathroom when upon an internet search on how to, I started seeing articles about asbestos in vinyl flooring. It is sheet vinyl with a paper type backing. At this point I'm treating it like it does. Do I have to worry?

Reply:

Dennis we can't know by e-text precisely what material you're disturbuing, but certainly if it dates from 1990 in the U.S. that's past the date that one would expect to find new asbestos-containing floor coverings being installed.

Question: floor at my job looks hot but I'm told it's safe, I want to send a photo

(May 12, 2016) Anonymous said:
The floor at my job looks hot but they're telling me it's safe but it doesn't look safe to me I'm trying to send a picture but I'm

Reply:

You can use the page top or bottom CONTACT link to send flooring photos for comment.

Question: how to send flooring photos to InspectApedia

(Oct 5, 2014) Karen Jarvis said:
I need help identifying my vinyl sheet paper backed flooring and whether it might contain asbestos.

(Oct 23, 2014) Anonymous said:
I can't figure out how to look up a picture of my sheet flooring to help determine whether or not it may have asbestos. The links don't seem to have a date nor picture catalog of materials. DAF

(Dec 31, 2014) jen said:
I have a pic of flooring that looks similar to swirl chip. How can I send a pic for identification

Reply:

use the email at our CONTACT Link seen at page bottom or top.

Other Questions about Asbestos in Sheet Flooring

Question: did asbestos flooring come in just tiles or also in roll or sheet flooring?

Can the asbestos flooring come in tiles only or does it come in a role? - P.H. 12/31/12

Reply:

Asbestos-containing flooring was sold in both individual floor tiles and in rolls of sheet flooring. But just as with vinyl or plastic floor tiles, not all flooring contains asbestos.

LINOLEUM & Other Sheet Flooring includes examples of sheet flooring that often did not contain asbestos.

To treat floor coverings in asphalt-based floor tiles or sheet flooring, or vinyl (plastic)-based floor tiles or sheet flooring, it is reasonable to treat flooring sold in the year ranges described in the article above as PACM (Presumed Asbestos Containing Material).

Also the mastic or adhesive used to install flooring may also contain asbestos. Keep in mind also that very often it is not necessary nor even recommended to remove PACM floor coverings. But if conditions require that it be removed, see ASBESTOS REMOVAL GUIDE, FLOORING.

Asbestos-containing sheet flooring in good condition in a residential environment is not a high risk of causing airborne asbestos hazards as the material is not friable. The safest as well as least-costly course of action is to leave such flooring in place, and to cover it over with other flooring material.

However if such flooring installed in North America before the early 1980's is in very poor condition or if it must be demolished as part of building renovations, it should be treated as presumed to contain asbestos and handled accordingly.

Flooring adhesives or mastics also may contain asbestos.

On 2017-12-15 by Karrie

Armstrong solarian sheet flooring cambria pattern asbestos (C) InspectApedia.com KarrieIt's hard to tell from the pictures on the site, but it's just a guess that it's the Solarian sheet flooring.

I've attached a picture of the actual tile on my floor. It's a small 3 inch by 3 inch tile, which is throwing me through a loop trying to identify it.

It also has the "Cambria" / "cambra" / "cambray" stamp, does that ring any bells with you?

In the areas where the backing (looks like beige plaster paper glued to floor) is exposed, what would you suggest I do in the meantime.

I'm going to send a sample away for testing, but I have kids and I want to minimize risk.

They don't go in that room, but it's dusty and it's used as a storage room, so there is some traffic, but not much.

On 2017-12-15 by (mod) - Some Armstrong Solarian sheet flooring reports testing as >2% chrysotile asbestos

Karrie,

Yes some Armstrong Solarian sheet flooring products contained asbestos, depending on the year of manufacture.

Some readers have had the flooring tested and confirmed an asbestos content. On Armstrong sheet flooring from the 1970's and Armstrong Solarian sheet flooring before the mid 1980's it would be prudent to treat the material as Presumed Asbestos-Containing Material or PACM.

On 2017-12-15 by Karrie

Cambria imprint on Armstrong sheet vinyl flooring that may contain asbestos (C) InspectApedia.com KarrieOne second inspection, not quite sure if it's the Solarian Devonport. It has the same cream/taupe tones, but the actual tiles imaged are 3 inches by 3 inches.

So, does the Armstrong Solarian Devonport SHEET flooring contain asbestos?

We have what resembles this product on our basement bathroom floor. It has the Armstrong logo stamped on it and the home was built in the 70s.

It also has "Cambra" or"cambria" stamped with the Armstrong name. I can send pictures if you'd like.

When the old shower was removed, the top vinyl was torn so that the backing glued to the floor was exposed in about a squAre foot of area. The rest of the flooring is intact, though it has seen water damage.

This bathroom hasn't been finished yet, just wondering what the hazard level is and how I should move forward.

On 2017-03-09 by (mod) - identifying flooring in a 1912 Alaskan home

Leslie

I'd like to see photos of the sheet flooring pattern and also to see it's underside - use the page top or bottom CONTACT link to send me some photos. (Sorry, for reader and site security protection, Comments Box doesn't yet permit photo posting).

I'm not sure what is under the flooring you are describing; often a black asphalt-based mastic was used to adhere sheet flooring to a wood subfloor; that could have deteriorated or dried out to release the flooring.

Beware that some of those mastics contained asbestos: not a high risk as long as you're not grinding or chopping to make dust.

Search InspectApedia.com for MASTIC, CUTBACK ADHESIVE, FLASHING CEMENT ASBESTOS to read about that material.

Also see ASBESTOS FLOORING REMOVAL GUIDE

On 2017-03-09 by leslie

I just bought a 1912 house in Alaska. I immediatly pulled up the carpet to find old sheet linoleum in a brown marble pattern. It looks like it came in 6' rolls unless the sheets are 15' long.

When I pull up a sheet it does not appear to be adhered to the floor, however it looks like the linoleum may have been adhered to a layer of black hard rubber, or maybe thick asphalt?

I am trying to figure out how to submit photos but it definitely appears the linoleum was separate from the base layer as the seams do not match up.

We are concerned about asbestos being in any part of this layout before we remove. Thanks for input. Leslie

On 2017-02-27 by (mod) - best practice to leave vinyl-asbestos flooring alone

Barbara

Considering that in 100% of the cases in which I've been to a property about which there was a question asked by mail or phone I've seen substantial conditions that were not mentioned nor obvious to the buyer/owner, I can't bet your money nor safety on a simple e-text.

That apology said, it's not only reasonable but it's the recommended best practice to leave vinyl-asbestos flooring alone - best option is covering it over. To be avoided is grinding, chopping, sawing, demolition that makes a dusty mess. An alternative that I've used is application of a hard sealant or even an epoxy paint.

Drilling disturbs a trivial amount of material, say less than 4" for four large holes. Wetting and wiping up to control dust would be in order and should leave the amount of airborne dust from drilling below the limits of detection.

Use the page top or bottom CONTACT link to send me some sharp photos of the floor so that we can see its condition and perhaps comment further.

On 2017-02-27 by barbara - what about asbestos-containing flooring in a house in France?

Hi we are about to buy a little house in France, the compulsory survey says that the surveyor thinks there maybe asbestos in the vynyl flooring of the bedrooms, he says it would be ok to leave he floor but has to tell us n case we ever wanted to remove the floor, the house was built pre 50's.

would you reccomend us to go ahead with the purchase and if we do would it be possible to carry out work such as putting fitted wardrobes in these rooms which may entail drilling to attach them to the floor, would be very grateful for your advice, and thank you barbara

On 2016-09-14 by (mod) - flooring sold in the year 2000 not likely to be an asbestos-containing product

Bob

It would be extremely odd for flooring made and sold 14 - 16 years after the last asbestos containing flooring was manufactured to have been sold and installed in the year 2000.

On 2016-09-13 by Bob

Have Congoleum floor tiles in kitchen that I bought and installed in 2000 I do have extra tiles and box with manufacture codes on it . Is there a way to check on asbestos content without testing

On 2016-08-23 by (mod) - Asbestps om DOMCO Flooring by Tarkett?

Dinci Casa Grabde beuge sheet flooring at Lowes in 2017 (C) InspectApedia.comI don't know how old your specific floor is, but as our illustration shows, Domco is a contemporary flooring brand made well asfter the early 1980's that marks the end of common production of asbestos-containing flooring in North America as well as most of Europe.

Domco is a vinyl sheet flooring produced by Tarkett Flooring, an old-established brand sold world wide.

Tarlett Flooring, Website: http://www.tarkettna.com/ The company does a remarkable job of making it almost impossible to obtain a corporate headquarters or mailing or street address, preferring to refer the public to its retail outlets or press contacts.

It's prudent to treat 1970's vinyl sheet flooring as presumed to contain asbestos.

ADVICE: For buildings with floor tiles or sheet flooring that can be assumed to have been installed in North America before 1986 it would be prudent to treat the flooring as "PACM" or "Presumed Asbestos Containing Material".

That does not mean we should panic nor undertake an expensive and dangerous asbestos removal project.

Asbestos is safe and legal to remain in homes or public buildings as long as the asbestos materials are in good condition and the asbestos can not be released into the air.

Generally the safest approach is to leave such flooring alone and to cover it over with a coating or with another layer of flooring.

On any of our asbestos-related InspectApedia pages, at More Reading you will find a complete ARTICLE INDEX to ASBESTOS HAZARDS
See also therein
ASBESTOS FLOORING HAZARD REDUCTION
and
ASBESTOS FLOORING REMOVAL GUIDE

IF you are faced with a requirement for demolition and if you are uncertain about the flooring's asbestos content and cannot identify it through our guides, then you have a sample tested.

On 2016-08-23 by Sandy

My house was built around 1970 and has two layers of a vinyl flooring.

The bottom layer has the letters DOMCO series stamped on the backing and I would like to know if it could contain asbestos and wonder if that's why they left it in place and added another floor over top?

On 2016-07-29 by (mod) - sheet flooring known to contain asbestos

Thanks for asking, Jennifer and apologies that our article was confusing. The flooring you describe is listed under a header titled

VINYL-ASBESTOS SHEET FLOORING - note our use of the word "asbestos"

On 2016-07-27 by Jennifer Marks

Hello, I have found your website very interesting. We just gutted our family room and kitchen two days ago. We came across a flooring from the original house (I think). I am concerned it my contain asbestos. My husband, however, says I am over reacting and it is fine.

I found on this page the exact pattern we have. It is labeled rectangular marble-chip type sheet flooring. Mine is stapled down sheets of 6 feet by 6 feet.

I am confused on your description if this has been known to contain asbestos? Thank you for your time.
Jenn

On 2016-05-22 by melissa powell - DUGASIC flooring?

The guy says he drilled into a freezer floor and the material was made of "Du-ga-sic" HELP! He was a HVAC guy

On 2016-02-06 by (mod) - would not expect asbestos to be present in flooring made in 1994.

Bob:

Yes, I would not expect asbestos to be present in flooring made in 1994.

On 2016-02-06 by (mod) -

Martin
You might get an ID directly from the Armstrong company - they're usually quite helpful to customers. I don't know the number itself but I expect it's a pattern ID. Most likely you're looking at vinyl sheet flooring, not true linoleum.

On 2016-02-05 by Martin Moffitt

Can any one help me Identify a piece of Armstrong flooring (linoleum/paper backed with the number 86375 printed on the back along with the Armstrong logo/name

On 2016-02-04 by Bob

I'm removing some sheet vinyl flooring from a house built in 1994, that should be asbestos free by date, but the medium gray backing (like thick paper)clearly has many tiny fibers protruding from the edges when it is torn. Is this more likely to be fiberglass that I am seeing, or could it be asbestos? The pattern is very similar to the image above directly under the red "Watch out" text, but the pattern is all gray, with no blue or red.

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Or see SHEET FLOORING INSPECT / TEST - home

Or see FLOOR, RESILIENT VINYL or CORK - best installation practices for modern sheet or resilient flooring

Or see SHEET FLOORING BRICK PATTERN ID

Or see LINOLEUM & SHEET FLOORING

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If you are facing a large cost or have other reasons to be concerned about asbestos contamination in the building it would not be costly to have a small sample of the floor tested. The advice at these 3 articles should be helpful.

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