When is a property considered to be contaminated?
New Zealand Standards have set a threshold of 1.50µg / 100cm². If you have any queries around your test result please call us.
What are the health risks with a contaminated property?
Exposure to contamination over the Ministry of Health guidelines can potentially cause headaches, coughs, sleeplessness. Long term exposure to the toxic chemicals like those created by meth labs can result in asthma, risk in infant brain growth, learning disabilities in children, headaches/migraines, and skin problems.
For more on the health implications see this publication from the New Zealand Ministry of Health
How much does decontamination cost?
Unfortunately a cost cannot be ascertained without reviewing and analysing the test results and undertaking a site visit. To schedule a time for us to come and look at your property and talk with you about your options, contact us.
What is the decontamination Process?
The cleaning process can vary between jobs. to summaries a few steps:
- Remove all soft furnishings
- Clean all surfaces including air purification
- Neutralise the meth contamination using specialised chemicals and equipment
- Rinse Walls
- Dry all surfaces by ventilation or de-humidification
- Re-test using an independent testing company