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Methamphetamine Residue Tests

Australian Law EPA and local government state that meth contamination above 0.5 micrograms in a space 10cm square is not acceptable. That home is contaminated and will need a professional meth clean. Meth residue can have major adverse effects on your children’s health. Up to 80% of contaminated homes are from people smoking ice, not manufacturing it. Smoking Meth can cause contamination levels as high as if it has been cooked up (manufactured) in a home.

Pre-Purchase Methamphetamine/Ice Residue testing from $195. Don’t risk buying a contaminated property and putting your family or tenants at risk. For $195 we will swab every room of the property and send the swab sample to a registered laboratory. The sample is sent to the laboratory overnight and tested, you will receive the combined result of the sample. Because the samples are overnight posted to a major capital city the results may take up to 4 working days to arrive.

The best time to screen your property are:

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Between Tenants

Screening for meth residue between tenancies ensures you are lining up to your responsibility to provide a home that is fit for purpose.
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Before Purchase

A pre-purchase meh residue screening can help to ensure you’re not buying a house or apartment with an invisible problem.
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Before Selling

If you’re selling a property in an area that is known for meth use or manufacturing, being able to advertise that our property is free of meth residue is an advantage.

Australian Law EPA and local government state that meth contamination above 0.5 micrograms in a space 10cm square is not acceptable. That home is contaminated and will need a professional meth clean.

Homes, units, sheds and cars can be contaminated by people just smoking the drug, the property does not necessarily have had a clandestine lab in it for it to be contaminated. People who smoke the drug Ice in a home can contaminate the house to levels as bad as a house with a working drug lab.

The health effects of the meth residue left behind by Ice smokers and drug labs are:
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Headaches

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Respiratory Problems

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Eye and skin Irritations

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Behaviour changes in children

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Sleep changes in children

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Susceptibility to illness

Children are the most susceptible to getting sick due to having more contact with floors and walls while crawling and playing.

Consider this when you are buying a house and the room you pick out to be the nursery for your baby has been heavily Ice smoked in by the previous owner or tenant who was using that bedroom, that room will undoubtedly be contaminated, exposing anyone who will live there to a dangerous residue.

You don’t want to be buying a property that is contaminated with clean up costs in the tens of thousands of dollars. Up to 20% of properties in some areas will be contaminated by Methamphetamine residue in some way, so testing your new investment is as important as a building and pest inspection.

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“I have known Brendan Lawn for over 10 years and have always found him to be friendly, very professional to deal with, efficient with excellent customer service.  I would highly recommend him.”  

Judy Whicker, Gladstone