Asbestos was marketed under several brands, but the brand has become known generically was Artex. Artex, was so often used to hide cracks in plaster walls and behind a thick swirling decorative patterns and designs crushed.
The problem is that, until mid-1980, Artex has been produced by using asbestos. The material delivered in 1930 and the name is intended to mean artistic texture. If a coating Artex in a house or other building of more than twenty years, extreme caution should be taken to deal with it. Artex removal can be difficult to follow very strongly to the underlying materials. In the past, including professional builders and decorators sanded to remove the dots and create a flat surface can be painted. This is a potentially deadly. The dust generated contains cancer-causing asbestos fibers lodge in the lungs and can cause a nightmare or a variety of respiratory diseases terrible, some of which is always fatal.
Before treatment of a room decorated Artex is essential if the building has more than twenty years after the coating should be tested to see whether they contain asbestos. There are a number of organizations that will do it for a commission. If it contains asbestos, special precautions must be taken when unpacking.
Just to clear one square meter of the material, the following procedures as required. All unnecessary persons should be evacuated from the area and the furniture must be removed. All other surfaces shall be covered with heavy polyethylene. The coating must be wet and just loose parts removed and placed in a container. Steam or penetration of the solvent should be used to loosen material to be removed and placed in a container. The surface should be sealed revealed.