If you are concerned about the presence of asbestos in your home, you could be planning on doing your own asbestos testing. As you might already know, you can purchase a kit to perform at-home testing without having to schedule an appointment with a professional. These are a few tips that can help you be successful with your testing. 1. Buy a Good-Quality Kit First of all, when you are purchasing an asbestos kit, it is not a good time to skimp on quality.