Shingles that contain asbestos need to be removed by a licensed contractor. It can cause serious health risks when fibers are disturbed and become airborne. For more information on asbestos and information on proper removal procedures contact the Illinois Department of Health.
*Asbestos tiles or shingles MUST be wetted and double bagged in plastic bags with a MINIMUM thickness of 10 mil. These can be taken to the Household Hazardous Waste Site.