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Meth Testing Sunshine Coast

Damning new research has discovered how prevalent ice and methamphetamine residue is in
Golden Coast rental homes.In the past seven months, Meth Testing has conducted more than 400
tests, with 35% of Queensland properties testing positive for the illicit drug.The frightening results
found 36% of properties on the Gold Coast contain ice and methamphetamine residue.In contrast
26% of Meth Testing in Brisbane recorded a positive reading.Some six of the 14 properties (43%)
tested on the Meth Testing Sunshine Coast discovered disturbing levels of ice and
methamphetamine residue.One Redland’s rental property recently tested positive for ice, with the
methamphetamine readings three times above the Australian guideline levels.
“We’re hopeful landlord insurance will pay for the house to be decontaminated, but at the moment
the house is unrentable and we’re losing thousands of dollars in potential rent,” the landlord
said.“Fortunately, we had the property tested for ice when our previous tenants broke their
lease.“I’d hate to think of the repercussions if I had leased the property to a family with young
children, without getting the property tested. I’d be putting their health and welfare at risk.”
Crystal methamphetamine is costing Australia an estimated $4.4 billion a year, with Smoke Alarm
Solutions launching its partnership with Meth Testing, so property owners and managers can
undertake screening for ice and methamphetamine residue.The partnership will see Smoke Alarm
Solutions screen properties for residual meth contaminants, absorbed by floorings, walls, ducting
and any furnishings or fixtures and determine if a previous tenant or occupant used or manufactured
ice.
Smoke Alarm Solutions CEO Cameron Davis said landlords and real estate agents who value their
tenants will adopt meth Testing.There are many short-term health effects associated with exposure
to meth residue, including headaches, nausea, burning skin, dizziness, breathing difficulty,
sleeplessness and behavioral issues.