Are You Living In A Former Meth Lab Home?

By | Meth Removal

Shopping for a new home is an exciting process, but what happens when you find out your former home is a meth home? Having a neighbor tell you, your home used to be a meth lab, is disturbing to say the least. Was the home decontaminated correctly? A certificate from the local health department will prove a home was decontaminated, but there is still a concern about a former meth home. Some homeowners have their new homes tested to find traces of methamphetamine still exist in the home. Common health problems can range from short-term issues to long-term health consequences….

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Got Mold: What You Need to Know!

By | Mold Remediation

We hear reports all the time about how dangerous mold is and how it can kill you. There was a story in the news not too long about a small leak from a refrigerator that caused mold to build up until it overtook the entire home, and caused severe health issues like brain damage to the owners living in the home. With so many types of mold, it can be scary to think that you might have mold growing in your home that can be toxic to your family. What steps can homeowners take to prevent mold growth in their…

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How can you find out if a property has been used to make meth?

By | Uncategorized

Currently, there is no comprehensive method for tracking or listing properties that were used as meth labs. You should call your local law enforcement agency to confirm that a seizure of chemicals took place on the property, and to obtain the name of any hazardous materials contractor who may have removed materials. The contractor should have information on what chemicals were present on the property. Additional information may be obtained from your county health department, fire department, or the owner of the property.

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How to Clean Up From Meth Lab Exposure

By | Meth Removal

Correct cleaning of a property must be done if it has tested positive for mold. We provide meth removal and cleaning products that improve your safety and health while living in the home. If the property was seized by law enforcement, professionals are typically called in to handle the hazardous materials. However, not all agencies use the appropriate chemicals to clean-up the toxic lab wastes. Air out the Property When a property is condemned for meth, it is common for the property to be locked up for months. Always allow the property to air out for a week or longer…

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Mold Testing

By | Mold Remediation

Moldtesting is an important precaution to protect your home and the health of your family. Every home contains mold and the potential for mold to grow and cause structural damage as well as health hazards for your family. Keeping moisture accumulating areas well ventilated and keeping an eye out for physical symptoms of mold growth are important parts of preventing serious damage caused by mold. Burns Environmental mold testing professionals are available to test your home or building for mold as soon as you suspect a mold problem. Early detection can prevent costly repairs and can prevent the mold growth…

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Meth testing steps

By | Meth Removal

Meth testing is done to determine if someone has smoked methamphetamine in your home. If someone smoked meth in your home 3 times, there can be left over residue. It is recommended that any new buyers or renters test their new home, to keep the residents safe. Call Burns Environmental Services for your meth testing kit today. Its easy, and worth knowing if your home is safe or not. Supplies you need: Rubber gloves Gauze sponges Testing template, which Is 100 centimeters squared available at any testing company Wetting agent we use isopropyl alcohol at least 95% grade or methanol…

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Meth Clean up

By | Meth Removal

When a property owner first discovers that their home contains methamphetamine contamination they often become distressed, confused, and even angry. Many are puzzled by how the property became contaminated in the first place. Low levels of meth residue can accumulate from someone smoking/inhaling meth over a short period of time which may include visitors or guests, a contractor doing work in your home, or even someone breaking into the property. Also, methamphetamine residue does not dissipate quickly; a property that was busted as a meth lab ten or even fifteen years ago could still test positive. However, the property became…

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The 12 Steps of Meth Lab Cleanup

By | Meth Removal

The hit AMC TV series, Breaking Bad, gave us a glimpse inside a methamphetamine cooks world. The main character, Walter White, was a chemistry teacher turned drug kingpin who turned to cooking meth to support his family and pay for expensive cancer treatments. Whites actions eventually led to his own demise, but the death and destruction left in his wake was telling. Probably the most disturbing takeaway was the realization that a meth lab can exist just about anywhere – in a moving car, in a basement, in a stolen Winnebago or even in a state-of-the-art underground laboratory beneath an…

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Selling a Meth Contaminated Property

By | Meth Removal

Methamphetamine contamination is considered an environmental hazard. Brokers often face problems with meth contamination of a home they are trying to sell. In these cases, the decontamination of the property is important to prevent health problems for the potential homebuyers and to provide the peace of mind that comes with proper decontamination. Although the Utah laws governing meth testing and decontamination have relaxed in recent years, any homebuyer may elect to have a property tested for Meth. If the home tests positive for Meth, the potential homebuyer often backs out of the deal unless appropriate decontamination methods have been used…

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How do you know if youre at risk of Meth contamination in California?

By | Meth Removal

There are options when it comes to meth contamination testing in California. Laboratory test,where a sample is taken from every room are the most reliable. The tests give a baseline for levels in the house. Best places to test whether you are renting or looking or already know. There aren’t any standards of whats a safe amount of meth that’s acceptable. But ask yourself, whats the acceptable amount for your family? Let us help. Do you have questions about testing, or do you have a home that has tested positive? We can help with that.

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