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15th World Congress on Environmental Health 2018

One of the great things about being in business is the ability to give something back to the community. So when the organising committee of the 15th World Congress on Environmental Health, asked if MethSolutions was prepared to be a sponsor, we were happy to provide our support. The Congress was held in Auckland over the [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 15th World Congress on Environmental Health 2018

8 Meth Myths we hear all the time

Working in this industry, we are privy to a lot more information than the average Kiwi when it comes to meth, for better or worse! Here are a few myths we hear being bandied about that we thought we’d set straight: Meth Myth #1: I don’t have to worry about meth – it’s only being [...]

March 9th, 2018|Home Owners, Investors, Meth News, Property Managers, Real Estate Professionals, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 8 Meth Myths we hear all the time

NZ Meth Myths – Where meth is being used and manufactured

The widely held view, is that meth use and manufacture is a problem for the lower socio-economic parts of our towns, cities and rural communities. Indeed, Housing Minister Phil Twyford, Housing Minister (Image Credit: Newshub) Phil Twyford is recently on record as saying "The fact is, the police will tell you that people [...]

January 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NZ Meth Myths – Where meth is being used and manufactured

As bad as it gets – Total destruction!

We continue our series of meth contamination case studies - all of these have been collected by MethSolutions' staff while out on testing and sampling jobs. Example 1 in West Auckland Property was used by a tenant for manufacture of meth over an extended period of time. Police raid alerted the owner and meth test [...]

December 19th, 2017|Case Studies|Comments Off on As bad as it gets – Total destruction!

Health Risks from living near P contamination

Sad to say some people live in homes where people have smoked or manufactured P or Methamphetamine.  It's not only an addictive drug, the chemical residues left behind after it is smoked affect everyone who lives there too.  There are health risks from living near meth users and meth contaminated buildings. Short-term meth health risks [...]

November 30th, 2017|Home Owners, Tenants|Comments Off on Health Risks from living near P contamination

Meth testing Case Studies

We continue our series of meth contamination case studies - all of these have been collected by MethSolutions' staff while out on testing and sampling jobs. Example 1 – Northland Post decontamination and redecoration, a property was Baseline tested at the time of installation of MethMinder (a globally unique air quality monitoring system used by [...]

November 30th, 2017|Case Studies|Comments Off on Meth testing Case Studies

Real Estate Industry Ducking the Issue Case Studies

We continue our series of meth contamination case studies - all of these have been collected by MethSolutions' staff while out on testing and sampling jobs. Example 1 – North West Auckland A client requested a meth test on a Beach Haven property. The agents involved had previously had sales fall over with low levels [...]

November 9th, 2017|Case Studies|Comments Off on Real Estate Industry Ducking the Issue Case Studies

MethAffected properties disrupt businesses working in the property chain.

Around 40% of properties we have sampled, return a positive meth test result. This means the likelihood is very high that your property management team and licensed sales agents will be involved with MethAffected property at some point. How well does your team understand their role and their responsibilities to mitigate MethRisk in your business? [...]

November 6th, 2017|Property Managers, Real Estate Professionals|Comments Off on MethAffected properties disrupt businesses working in the property chain.

Commercial Property Case Studies

We continue our series of meth contamination case studies - all of these have been collected by MethSolutions' staff while out on testing and sampling jobs. Example 1 - Northland Employee of the previous tenant visited the property when the new tenant (food processing facility) took occupation. Reported a history of meth use at the [...]

October 20th, 2017|Case Studies|Comments Off on Commercial Property Case Studies

Hair analysis from residents in P House tests positive

Attendees at the Clean Up 2017 conference in Melbourne heard from Dr Jackie Wright and Miles Stratford in a joint presentation about the effects of living in a P house. Headline in Herald Sun newspaper Dr Jackie has been researching in this area for over 5 years (read our earlier interview with Dr [...]

October 10th, 2017|Meth News, Tenants|Comments Off on Hair analysis from residents in P House tests positive