Asbestos, the former wonder fiber with the excellent properties is no longer so popular today. Their use has therefore been banned for years, as it has been proven that asbestos can be highly carcinogenic. However, the ban has not changed the many legacies. Should they be removed, there are certain precautions to follow.
Detecting asbestos insulation
If it is only a sealed light switch, you can protect yourself with a mask and put the small part in a freezer bag for disposal when disposing of it. But all other major parts should be disposed of by a specialist company. It is important that you check before starting work that you can not even receive financial support from the state for this work.