Properties contaminated from former meth labs are popping up all across Australia. The chemical residues left behind are toxic and can lead to serious long lasting health effects and even death.
Because of the over dramatisation of drugs on TV and in the movies, many of us have a pretty realistic visual image of a Meth Lab and even understand some of the very basics. The fact is, thousands of homes have been used for this purpose and the need for meth lab clean-up has dramatically increased over the last decade. Sometimes meth labs go undetected and are sold to unknowing buyers who are looking for their dream home. If you discover that your home has been used for this purpose, you will want to be sure that you have a professional meth lab clean-up service come in and decontaminate the area so that your family is safe.
Impact of Living In An Environment Once Used As A Meth Lab
You may wonder what some of the most obvious clues are that your home was previously used as a meth lab. Substances, old bottles or containers of things like acetone, brake cleaner, drain cleaner, iodine, paint thinner, phosphorous or ether are a huge red flag.
The risks of living in an environment that has been used as a methamphetamine lab are the following:
- Respiratory problems
- Skin irritation
- Headaches and Migraines
- In severe cases, chemical poisoning can occur which can be extremely dangerous
- High risk of fire and explosions
Professional Meth Lab Cleaning Services
If you have any concern that your home has been a site of a meth lab scene contamination, let Meth Lab Cleaners Australia test the area so that you can know for sure. Meth lab residue contaminates the entire property, both inside and out. Toxins can get into the carpet, furniture, drywall, HVAC system, as well as in the septic system and the soil outside the home.