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What is the EPA’s Clean Air in Buildings Challenge?

Have you heard about the EPA’s Clean Air in Buildings Challenge? In March 2022, the Biden administration announced this challenge as a call to action to building owners and operators to meet recommended guidelines to improve indoor air quality (IAQ) and reduce the spread of airborne pathogens. By following the guidelines, buildings will promote health and well-being and […]

The Issues of Testing for Secondhand Smoke

Having a neighbor who smokes can be irritating when you live in a multi-unit building. This secondhand smoke can cause short term effects such as triggering asthma, eye and respiratory irritation, and hoarseness. Long term exposure has been documented to cause the development of lung cancer. It can be especially irritating if the neighbor is trying to […]

Testing Heavy Metals in Drinking Water

In major cities such as Chicago, Baltimore, New York, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Milwaukee and others, lead contamination in drinking water has been a lingering issue. In Chicago specifically, the city formed a tentative plan to remove all lead water lines. However, as of September 2021, only three out of more than 400,000 lead water lines had […]

Omicron Variant Proven to Last Longer on Surfaces

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The coronavirus pandemic has changed our overall awareness about how infectious diseases work, how to be more health-conscious, and how we behave in public and in gatherings. While the vast majority of attention has been on airborne transmission when it comes to COVID-19, recent research (which, in all fairness, has yet to be peer reviewed) […]

Human Body Decomposition In Water

The process of human body decomposition can be a pretty bleak, yet fascinating topic. There are many factors that should be considered when understanding how the steps of decomposition, at what rate, and how the body reacts throughout the decomposition process. Here we’ll go over what decomposition in water is and how it can differ […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Omicron Variant

On November 26, 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially recognized a new variant of the coronavirus — strain B 1.1.529, also known as the Omicron variant. Governments around the world are scrambling to collect data and make preparations for lockdowns; and while the variant is in its early stages, there are some insights to […]

3 Factors That Affect Human Decomposition Rates

Human decomposition is the natural process that involves the breakdown of organic tissue, beginning immediately upon death. While this process is unavoidable, there are some factors, both natural and unnatural, that can either slow or expedite the process. Here we’ll go over some of the most common of these factors and explain just how severely […]

4 Common Irritants, Hazards & Allergens in the Air Inside Your Home

Indoor air quality has quickly become an important aspect of our health, in no small part due to the coronavirus pandemic. As studies about airborne hazards continue to find irritants and allergens that may leave us more susceptible to contract respiratory diseases, it’s becoming more and more important to understand how to protect oneself.  Here […]

What to Know About the Delta Variant

Despite vaccination rates increasing and life returning to a more normalized state, a new strain of COVID-19 has hit the scene: the Delta variant. You’ve probably heard about it in the news by now, but in case you haven’t, the Delta variant is a mutated version of the virus causing COVID-19. It originated in India […]

Why You Have Flies After Human Decomposition and What to Do About It

Experiencing a tragedy in the home or business, such as a homicide, suicide, or unattended death, takes an extreme emotional toll on people in the vicinity. Aftermath Services uses science-based procedures and equipment to clean and disinfect these environments in order to remove the physical remnants of a tragedy, but every so often a new […]

Testimonials

"Zach was compassionate, professional, caring and easy to work with, yet clear with what he needed to do and conscious of safety. His crew were equally caring and professional."

Peggy H. - Chicago, IL

"Aftermath was very professional and completed the work in a timely and efficient manner. I would recommend them to future clients because of my experience with the professional work done during this stressful time. Good job, Jennifer. "

Michael G. - Boulder, CO

"Aftermath team made a very hard event much easier. Without them, I do not know how I would have made it through this. Corry went above and beyond my expectations. She was much more than the lead and for that I am more than thankful."

Christopher R. - Tallahassee, FL

"My father passed away and was left unattended for a few days with His two dogs in the house. We called aftermath on a recommendation from the local police department. John and his team were so helpful, thoughtful and professional throughout this difficult process. They even helped us load my father’s Harley into our trailer because we didn’t have a ramp. John stood with us while his team worked and let us reminisce about our father with him. The team went through everything in the house and saved everything that they could for us. During this incredibly difficult time for us, they put our minds at ease knowing that they would take care of cleaning the house completely and thoroughly. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts, john and team. "

Jessica S. - Tennessee

"Jason and Ryan went above and beyond any expectations in my time of grief. They are professional, courteous and experts in their field of work. They performed all work quickly and professionally. I would highly recommend this company and these men to anyone. "

Erin R. - Ashville, NC

"Aftermath was very professional and was able to accommodate the urgency in the situation. They explained the services and was able to relieve my worries as they dealt with the insurance company. Other companies were unable to take the job or handle the job with efficiency to get the ball moving. Since I was needing the job done in a small window of time."

Latoya G. - Sacramento, CA

"The service, communication, and level of professionalism from Alex and Greg was amazing. They made an extremely difficult time bearable and easy to navigate. They took on having to figure out all the logistics and allowed me to focus on other priorities without having to worry about what they were doing. "

Zachary F. - East Stroudsburg, PA

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