Asbestos refer to a set of six extremely toxic chemical that were used in construction for a considerable length of time. Prolonged exposure to asbestos causes many serious diseases including lung cancer, mesothelioma, and other illnesses. Buildings are no longer made with this dangerous substance, but it still exists in countless buildings across the nation. If you think you have an asbestos problem, you should call an asbestos contractor immediately. Do not hesitate as the longer you exposed to this hazardous material, the more likely you are to suffer potentially fatal repercussions. These specialists can safely remove this harmful matter and dispose of it properly so that it does not harm you or anyone else. Under no circumstances should you attempt to take care of an asbestos problem on your own. You do not own the proper equipment and would only exacerbate the problem. You also do not have any way to dispose of it correctly. Asbestos is not something you can simply throw away with the rest of your usual garbage.