And the results of the asbestos test sent off to Western Analytical Laboratory are....
NO asbestos in the ceiling popcorn! YEAH!!!!!
Oh, and 15% in the siding, but we expected that. It doesn't change any of our plans... it's still coming off to expose that beautiful brick that might be underneath. We will just have to pay the larger dump fees for asbestos now, and be a little more careful in removal.
I'm pretty surprised about the popcorn ceiling... it must be a relatively recent "improvement" to the house. I'm thinking it will be coming down now... room by room.
As an aside, I was very impressed with how fast WAL tested the materials and got the results to me. I dropped it in the mail on Friday, and received an email today with the results. I'll get a paper form in the mail later this week, but the email told me what I needed to know. I would highly recommend them for anyone needed asbestos testing done.