Asbestos is a collective term used for six naturally occurring minerals that were widely utilized as industrial materials in the mid-19th century. Due to its heat- and fire-resistant quality, it was used to build many homes, schools, offices, and factories during the post-war period. Unfortunately, asbestos is highly toxic to both humans and animals. In order to have it safely removed, we recommend calling in an EPA-licensed expert in asbestos abatement in Guam. Search for them now with the Guam Phone Book.