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Where Lead Dust Can Be Found

Lead dust can be found in: Paint In the soil and household dust around a home with lead paint Drinking water (from lead-based solder on water pipes) Old toys and painted furniture Lead-crystal and lead-glazed pottery and porcelain Old medicinal folk remedies

Where Asbestos Can Be Found

Asbestos fibers can be found in: Steam pipes, boilers, and furnace ducts Resilient floor tiles, vinyl sheet flooring, and adhesives Cement sheets, mill board, and furnace paper Furnace and wood stove door gaskets Soundproofing or decorative material sprayed on walls...

Where Mold Can Be Found

Mold growth can be found on: • Wood • Plaster • Glue • Drywall • Fiberglass • Paper products • ConcreteOther Facts About Mold Outdoor Mold Spore Counts Are Often Higher Indoors This fact is not surprising. Indoor fungi are simply fungi that have located a food source...