Helpful guidance published on the HSE website identifies where asbestos might be found in your home:

residential asbestosInside:

  1. Asbestos cement water tank
  2. Pipe lagging
  3. Loose fill insulation
  4. Textured decorative coating eg. artex
  5. AIB ceiling tiles
  6. AIB bath panel
  7. Toilet seat and cistern
  8. AIB behind fuse box
  9. AIB airing cupboard and/or sprayed insulation coating boiler
  10. AIB partition wall
  11. AIB interior window panel
  12. AIB around boiler
  13. Vinyl floor tiles
  14. AIB behind fire

Outside:

  1. Gutters and asbestos cement downpipes
  2. Soffits  – AIB or asbestos cement
  3. AIB exterior window panel
  4. Asbetos cement roof
  5. Asbestos cement panels
  6. Roofing felt