Drywall is used to build new homes and to upgrade existing homes with remodeling projects. While drywall installers and finishers often use masks to prevent inhaling the hazardous particles, following installation many others ar often exposed to high levels of drywall dust. When inhaled, dust can cause acute symptoms such as nose, throat or lung irritation. Choking may occur from high levels of exposure to the dust, and long-term, chronic conditions may result from longer durations or higher levels of exposure to the dust. A person experiencing irritation, coughing or choking should be moved to a place with fresh air.
AECE Building Services provides Construction Phase Cleaning
which can remove a significant amount of drywall dust from the general work area. Removal of excess drywall dust improves painting results and caulking adhesion.
Read more: The Effects of Breathing Drywall Dust