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Last year while doing some renovation work on a house we own, my wife and I found vermiculite insulation between floors, which I had read may contain asbestos. With great trepidation I sent a sample off to be tested, fully expecting that it could cost more than the building was worth to get rid of the stuff. Fortunately the test came back negative, but if you aren't so lucky, or if you think you may encounter asbestos-containing products on a job, you'll be well prepared if you've read the NAHB's Asbestos Handbook for Remodeling. The book was prepared by the NAHB to give remodelers a broad overview of both the perils of asbestos and abatement strategies. The authors