Have I found Asbestos around my windows?

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  1. Klaadc

    Klaadc New Member

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    Fixing up an old.. Prolly 80yr old house to move into and while replacing some wood around windows and door frames I find this fiber like material.. am I messing with asbestos?
     

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  4. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

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    I was thinking rock wool too.
     
  5. Dana

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    It is almost certainly rock wool, but there was also fiberglass insulation that color & consistency back in the day, before they decided pink or yellow was more attractive.
     
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