Removing asbestos from the pipes in your home is certainly something that should be on your "must do" list. Whether or not you should do it yourself, however.
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i.e. removing them invokes asbestos abatement. Leaving the wrap on is probably less hazardous, but what do you do with the whole pipe?.
There are a couple of asbestos wrapped pipes in the cellar of the pipe lagging perfectly safe without the huge fees required to remove it.
Asbestos Pipes should never be dry cut at any stage during removal Provide for the use of a Safe Work Methods Statement (SWMS) for.
Removing asbestos in plant and pipes or pits. This Code of Practice on how to safely remove asbestos is an approved code of practice under section of.
The pipes are not currently in use, and the seller (whose dad is a he could cut the pipes and remove them entirely without disturbing the asbestos. Although it is probably just as safe or safer to do the encapsulation.