Virtually Dust Free Tile Removal
Dust Free Tile Removal, because Dust is everywhere, all the time, but during a remodeling project, it’s particularly abundant, and potentially hazardous. All sorts of nasty stuff gets kicked up while demolishing walls, taking apart cabinets and removing tile. Silica from Ceramic Tile and Thinset, if it was on your walls or subfloor, it’s probably going to be in your home (and lungs). Unless, that is, your Flooring crew has a solid strategy for containing and removing the dust from your home.
You can't eliminate dust during construction, but there are ways to contain and remove as much of it as possible
“Construction can produce inhalable respirable particles that are regulated pollutants; they’re unhealthful, so it’s entirely appropriate to do some kind of mitigation when doing construction activities,” says Brett Singer, an indoor air quality scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
There are several strategies for doing this, and if dust is a concern to you, as it should be, it’s important to have a conversation with your contractor when taking bids to determine how they plan to contain Silica Dust particles, and do they have the Power tools with dust extractors, these tools can remove nearly 90 percent of dust at the point of generation.