With asbestos extensively used in the fabrication of construction materials throughout the 20th century the vast majority of Australian homes have the presence of asbestos in them. As a consequence, one of the most common places in which asbestos exposure occurs is in the home.Whether you are a residential builder or contractor refurbishing or renovating an existing home, a DIY home renovator, assisting a friend or family member, disturbing asbestos may put your health at risk.If you’ve disturbed some material in your home through wear and tear or are planning renovations it is important to have an experienced asbestos consultant carry out an asbestos test and inspection prior to carrying out any works.