Asbestos abatement is best handled by a professional company that is trained to assess and eradicate the extremely small, fibrous, yet dangerous mineral. Asbestos used in the United States is extremely limited due to studies on it’s extremely harmful nature. Even through this heavily mandated ban, asbestos-containing materials are still found in many buildings across the US. Everyone is at risk when it comes to asbestos especially since many buildings were built before the 1980s especially in lower-income areas. Trying to handle asbestos you smell is the worst decision because the fibrous material can soak into your lungs and react with your cells. Your lungs slurp up asbestos minerals and give you lung cancer which is called mesothelioma. Mesothelioma knows no tax bracket as it has affected many people of higher status such as famous actor Steve McQueen. McQueen was diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma McQueen was a worker on a US Marine ship and recalls stripping pipes during his work there. Killed McQueen less than a year after his diagnosis. this story shows just how devastating and deadly that mesothelioma is. In 1974 McQueen was crowned as the world’s highest paid actor. Just five years later his life changed forever when he died in 1979. “He became a Christian when he was at the top of his game,” Laurie told Fox News Radio. “Sadly he found out he had cancer, but now he also had the courage and faith to fight it on a level he would not have had had he not believed in Jesus.” Sadly this is how many stories from mesothelioma will endBut they do not all have to get your home assessed by a professional who can assess whether or not you have deadly is best as driving in your house. Especially if your house is built before 1980 you will need to be inspected immediately.