Rental property under threat due to meth: what to do?

 

Meth has been a problem for a long time now and for the last few years, the suburbs have become the home of the new Meth labs. Due to the safe and gentle environment, people are illegally producing meth in the rental properties. It is the time that you need to take care of your rented property faces the same fate as the others.

The After Effect of meth lab

Till date, there hasn’t been any kind of solid documentation about the effects of meth labs. But still, according to the experts, you need to take precautions and clean your property in the best way possible to make sure there is no further contamination what so ever. But before that, you might want to go for a meth testing first, to understand whether there was a meth lab or not.

Cleaning Up the Meth lab

As per the experts, there is no regulation to clean the meth lab as of yet. Although there are few guidelines and instructions that you can follow to make sure that there is no issue of meth left in your property:

Throughout the process of the cleaning, make sure that the air ventilation is proper for the house. This is a very important part of meth testing and cleaning.

Make sure to wear proper clothes while you are cleaning. Use long sleeves dresses, gloves and goggles to make sure you are well protected.

Any item you find which is not really necessary for you, dispose of it. Anything you find which is suspicious, ask the experts to take it for the meth testing and dispose of any other object related to it securely.

Clean every surface of the house, ceilings, walls, floors, counters very carefully. If you think you need to remove any of the surfaces completely to save yourself from contamination, do it immediately without thinking twice.

Make sure after you clean the surfaces of your house, paint them totally. This will also protect anyone from any kind of contamination that is left.

Clean all the ventilation system after you are done with the room. This is very much important to do so. Because of the fact that, the air is also polluted, after the room the clean, make sure you clean the vent out as well.

Also, clean the toilets, drains and other garbage storage areas. This will also help you take care from the contamination of the meth.

Some of the meth labs might need you to use soil or groundwater cleanup. For this, you might need experts help. Also, ask the experts if you need any kind of specific chemical to use while cleaning the house.

Conclusion

Cleaning a rented house is not a problem, but before you go through all these and clean all the house with the help of the experts, make sure to do a meth testing first and then you can go through all the hassles and hopefully you will not have to face any kind of problem due to the meth lab that might be there in your rented property.