There has been well over 750 Clandestine meth drug laboratories reported according to the Australian Crime Commissions Illicit Drug Data Report. The health effects from former meth labs by the occupants and surrounding community are adverse.
We can provide both testing kits for you to test your own property and onsite assessments to determine whether your property is safe. We can also write a scope on remediation recommendations and provide 3rd party testing after the job is complete.
Cold Medication - A large quantity of cold medication packages can be an indicator of a methamphetamine laboratories.
Equipment - They may be items present like, funnels, gloves, powder like residue rubber tubing and soft drink bottles. Also sheets on the windows can be a give away.
Chemical Odour - An active lab may have a varnish or paint thinner smell or even a hospital like smell. Some people may liken the odour to vinegar or ammonia.
How long does meth contamination residue last on surfaces?
Unfortunately meth residues are relatively sticky that deposits from vapours onto surfaces and stay there for an extended period of time (several years).
How to Test Your Property For Meth
We can provide you with a DIY test kit. The test kit will recommend to swab test areas such as the kitchen, air conditioning, ceiling fans, and garages. It gives an instant result as to whether there is cannabis, methamphetamine and other narcotic residues present.
Please contact us to find out more about our meth testing DIY kits.
How to Clean Meth Residue from a House
Because of the large increase in clandestine drug laboratories in Australia - the Clandestine Drug Laboratory remediation guidelines was developed with a four step approach to remediate the contaminated properties. The steps include:
- Trigger for Assessment
- Preliminary assessment and action
- Site Assessment and remediation
We provide Meth Testing services for phase 1, 3 and 4. Also, we can determine a scope of work for the cleaning and decontaminating meth labs according the the Australian guidelines.
Need Meth Lab Testing?
- Meth Lab DIY Kits
- Scope of Works Preparation for Meth Lab Clean Up
- Post Meth Lab Remediation Verification