June 1, 2023
Proper dust control is essential for various projects, including floor finishing and concrete cutting, in industries such as healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, government, education, transportation, property management, and facility management. Effective dust containment solutions help maintain a clean and safe working environment, reducing the risk of health issues and ensuring the condition of other parts of the site remains unaffected.
Construction dust containment is the process of separating an area with a barrier, such as plastic sheeting, to reduce dust or other airborne contaminants from spreading throughout the jobsite. It is important to set up dust containment systems to minimize the risk of fine dust particles and air pollutants damaging other areas on the jobsite. Surface protection and dust containment products play a crucial role in preventing spills and maintaining safety compliance.
Dust is an unfortunate part of any construction, remodeling, or restoration project. And as many of you probably already know from experience, it has a nasty habit of getting everywhere. Even with closed doors, you’ll still find a fine layer of dust in every nook and cranny of the jobsite without proper dust protection.
Maybe you’re working at a medical facility or a tech company with expensive, delicate equipment. Or perhaps you’re renovating a home or office space. No matter the job or scale of work, keeping dust from spreading can reduce clean up time and avoid costly repairs. Likewise, airborne particles can be harmful to those without proper personal protective equipment (PPE) to filter out these contaminants. By setting up temporary walls to contain dust and debris, you can create a cleaner, safer work environment.
Building a temporary wall with poles, plastic sheeting, and zippers is simple. With extendable poles like Trimaco’s E-Z Up poles, you can customize them based on your ceiling height. We’ve created an easy guide for how to set up a temporary dust containment area. Follow these instructions to create your own dust barrier:
If you are trying to prevent the spread of sanding, drilling, or drywall dust, building a temporary construction dust containment system is the best option. Trimaco has you and your jobsite covered! From surface protectors, plastic sheeting and heavy-duty poles to traditional and magnetic zippers for easy access, you can find all your dust containment and jobsite protection needs by exploring our catalog.