#Details of Damage

  • Visual mould to ceilings, walls, in lounge, kitchen and laundry
  • Moisture and heavy dirt damage to carpets in bedrooms 1, 2, 3 and 4 
  • Drill holes to ceilings and walls throughout property where water system was set up
  • Impact damage to solid plaster wall in bedroom
  • Various contents throughout damaged (believed to be tenants')
  • Drug lab contents in front and back yard of property
  • Suspected methamphetamine/drug contamination to building surfaces throughout (awaiting test results)
  • Curtains in entrance, lounge and bedrooms heavily worn and damaged beyond restoration

#Swab Samples Taken

5 swab samples collected from various test points within property taken to lab for analysis for methamphetamine presence/absence


#How We Restored The Property

  • Preliminaries: SWMS, JSA observed. Appropriate PPE worn by technicians and persons entering propert
  • Implement HEPA Filtration for air management and negative venting
  • Strip, bag & dispose non recoverable carpet, underlay and gripper strips in bedroom 1,2,3 & 4 to onsite skip bin
  • Remediation/decontamination cleaning to all surfaces by HEPA vacuuming then chem sponge, damp wiping, low pressure wet washing, etc., methodology applied appropriate to deal with chemical contamination found on testing.Includes walls, ceilings, kitchen cupboards, wardrobes, switches, windows, window frames, doors, fittings, etc)
  • Plaster patch holes in solid ceiling and walls to prevent moisture absorption during cleaning
  • Mould remediation cleaning and treatment to building surfaces - physical removal of mould by HEPA vacuuming,
  • Wash/wipe, treat vertical and horizontal surfaces with appropriate mould cleaning solution including ceiling, walls, floor,etc)
  • Decontamination clean treatment to floors and vinyl
  • Structural drying of damp building materials by dehumidification and air movement
  • Knockdown odour treatment, Hydrogen Peroxide treatment
  • Collect 4 x Clandestine Drug Lab testing of plasterboard walls and 3 x bio tape surface sample after building decontamination clean, clearance testing


Client was happy that the property was restored to pre loss condition without any evidence of the drug lab which was there.