Limit dust while sanding floors or walls during redecoration or refurbishment
Whether your redecorating your walls with a new lick of paint or sanding off your floors, the resultant dust can be an absolute mess. Take a look a how to stop the spread of dust.
When carrying out redecoration of a room and any plastering of walls and ceilings, sometimes they need to be filled and sanded to smoothen any rough patches. This often means that things are going to get dusty! There's no way round dust being made but there are certainly steps that can be taken to limit the mess extending to other areas of the house. Protec have been working with DIY enthusiasts and contractors for years and trying to make their life easier with solutions to screening off either specific areas of a room or entire rooms themselves.
Containing dust with ZipWall ZipPole Kit
If your only working within a specific area of a room your best bet is looking at something like our ZipWall ZipPole Kit.
The system enables you to erect a versatile temporary screen which will contain all the dust within that area minimising the spread of dust. Simply attach some polythene to the top of the telescopic, spring loaded props and extent to the ceiling and lock into place and repeat this at intervals of up to 3m to create your temporary screen. Building contractors love this product for situations such as replacing fireplaces where they can create a screen around the fireplace and immediate working area and then are able to take out the existing fireplace confident in the knowledge that the resulting dust will be contained. The client/homeowner will love this as it minimises the impact of your work and a number of builders have claimed that this piece of kit has won them jobs over potential competitors.
Sealing off a room from dust with Zip Door Kit
If it is a whole room you're working in then another option is to use a ZipDoor Kit
. This is a handy piece of polythene that is sized to cover all residential single doors with pre-installed zips for easy access. The kit uses double sided tape, which is included, to attach the polythene directly to the doorframe and create a dust seal over a whole door and containing any resultant dust in one room.
So when your next tendering for a job in a residence where you know there is going to be dust, or simply carrying out redecoration in your own home don't let it get like this...
Visit our website for dust containment projects or give us a call on 0800 834 704 for advice on how to limit dust.Next post: Protec - Gold Award Member of Supply Chain Sustainability School
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