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Paint-over-asbestos-tile, painting over asbestos tile use an oil-based primer to seal the floor and further encapsulate the asbestos fibers. remove the baseboards or cover them with masking tape and use a brush or roller to evenly coat the floor, leaving an "escape route" so you won't be trapped until the paint dries.. The thing about painting over the asbestos, is that your top coating is only going to be as strong or durable as the coating underneath it. the thin coating that the paint could provide would not be enough to encapsulate fibers that may become friable if crushed or punctured, making it just as bad as if you had made no treatment at all., tom silva replies: the advice you received is correct: the best way to deal with old asbestos floor tiles is to cover them up. that’s enough to prevent the damage and wear that can release fibers into the air; no sealer is needed. carpeting and a suitable pad will do the trick. in a basement i’d suggest a rubber-based carpet pad rather than ....

Can i successfully paint over asbestos floor tiles, and what paint should i use in a high traffic area? these tiles are at least 30 yrs old, but in great shape. we wish to change the color. this is a high traffic, public area, so the surface must be durable and not too slick or glossy. also, a paint that was less rather than more toxic (during ..., can i pour epoxy over asbestos tile to encapsulate and level? help. i am about to buy a house built during the post-war era (late 1940s) that has some asbestos tiles in the basement. these are the ugly 8"x8" or 9"x9" tiles you see in some homes from the 40s and 50s in the us. i am planning on covering the tiles up rather than attempting to ....

Strategies for leaving asbestos-containing floor tiles or sheet flooring safely in place in a building: choosing an appropriate material to cover-up or coat the surface of a sound, well-adhered floor can protect against future damage or asbestos particle release in the building.