Decking Membrane Fibres

Discussion in 'Landscaping and Outdoors' started by Ron73, Apr 20, 2021.

  1. Ron73

    Ron73 New Member

    Paranoia warning ahead!

    I've taken up the decking in my back garden and there is a black fibrous membrane underneath. The decking was put down about 15 years ago (I believe - I've not been in the house that long) so I can't believe that there would be any asbestos in the membrane but thought I'd check with the learned members of the forum.

    Membrane fibres - surely can't be asbestos?

    Membrane Fibres.jpg

    The above shot is where the membrane has been bunched up against the fence. In general it is flat and covered with stones.

    Membrane with stones.jpg

  2. Roys

    Roys Active Member

    Looks like just a weed suppression membrane to me, from here looks like nowt to worry about.
  3. stevie22

    stevie22 Screwfix Select

    Probably Terram, but assuredly just landscape fabric not asbestos
  4. Ron73

    Ron73 New Member

    Yeah that's what I thought - I'm seeing asbestos round every corner!!!!!
    Thanks for taking the time to respond.

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