From testing to removing carpets and insulation, here's what it takes to rid a home of the toxic chemicals left behind after someone has cooked meth in a home.
Chemical vapors can penetrate soft surfaces like carpets and drapes, requiring cleanup crews to strip those materials from the home and dispose of them.
Meth contamination can also extend beyond a home's walls. Meth users often dump used paraphernalia in nearby woods or lots and these areas need to be decontaminated as well.
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