12:30PM | 09/05/03
Member Since: 07/27/03
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I just removed ceramic tile from my floor and we have to wait several weeks for the new tile to come in. The dust in the house is still pretty ovoerwhelming after a week plus we have some cats that have been pretty lethargic since the demolition. Any suggestions as to how to clean it up? I think i'm going to get a shop vac and try houw that works. Is it dangerous to breathe in all that dust? thanks


01:32PM | 09/05/03
In areas where water is not a problem I would suggest you use it to wet the dust down first then use the shop vac to suck it up.

Small amounts of the dust are not harmful however there is silica in the dust that can be harmful if large amounts are inhaled. It has been found to be a possible cause of lung cancer. The same warnings are now used for common sand and crushed rock.


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