There is nothing quite as filthy and disgusting in this world, then methamphetamine. This horrific drug is rife in Australia at the moment and meth-labs are popping up all over on the regular. These toxic, illicit laboratories are being set up in temporary properties and used to churn out disgusting amounts of drugs which are used recreationally. The trouble is, the process of making meth involves polluting the air with terribly toxic chemicals and solvents.
Many property owners and landlords are discovering that their properties have been used as meth-labs and that can be a terribly frightening prospect. The thought of having such illegal activities going on so close to you and your family (in your own property, no less), is one that is understandably chilling.
There are people in apartment blocks who have to live with the thought, knowing that their children have been living next door to a toxic and dangerous lab for several months. It’s a terrible prospect and one that the authorities are working tirelessly to remedy. That being said, these criminals still leave a terrible mess and there are people who have to clean it up.
Bio Recovery is an important part of the meth-lab clean-up process. What many people don’t realise is just how dangerous most of the ingredients used to make meth, are. These chemicals are often discarded and left behind which can pose a terrible danger to everyone else in the building. In this case you should NEVER attempt to clean a suspected meth-lab on your own.
If you spot discarded lab equipment, jars with unfamiliar, layered fluids and the walls are covered in yellow, sticky stains, then you must get in contact with a bio recovery team immediately. In the same breath, you must also get in contact with the authorities and share your suspicions with them. However, the important thing is that the clean-up process is carried out safely, efficiently and by the professionals who have the correct safety equipment.
In fact, the moment you spot anything that even resembles a meth-lab you should leave the property immediately and lock the door. There are many harmful substances which can cause your lungs and nasal passage terrible damage. Do not attempt to move or inspect anything! It is not worth putting yourself at risk for any reason whatsoever.
Again, it’s a horrible thought, knowing that someone abused your good nature and used your own property to produce meth. However, when cleaned properly, you can restore your property back to its former self. While you’ll always know what went down, at least you’ll be able to return your property to a save and habitable environment.