Suicide Cleanup

Do You Know What CSI Looks Like in Real Life?

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What CSI Looks Like in Real Life The primary goal of a homicide detective is to uncover and arrest those responsible for a crime. The work of a forensic crime scene investigator may sound less glamorous, but it is equally important. Investigators carefully gather the evidence needed to prove beyond a reasonable doubt the person […]

Spotting Signs Pointing to Suicide

Upset man sitting by lake at sunset.

To the friends and family of a victim, suicide is a devastating tragedy. As experts in suicide cleanup, we’ve seen just how much a suicide can impact the lives of survivors. In an ideal world, such services would never be needed. Suicide prevention and education helps to uncover the risk factors associated with this tragic […]

Protect Yourself From Bloodborne Pathogens

Blood spill biohazard on carpet being cleaned.

Protect Yourself From Bloodborne Pathogens When blood is spilled, it’s essential that it is cleaned up properly in order to protect those in the area from bloodborne pathogens that can lead to serious health risks. Bloodborne pathogens exist in human blood, and can spread diseases from one human to another when proper precautions aren’t taken […]

Help Children Cope With Suicide

Mother holding and hugging child.

Help Children Cope With Suicide Those who have experienced suicide know that the grieving process is complex. Children are especially vulnerable when suicide occurs. Death may already be confusing, and adults often do not know how to discuss the topic with young family members. Having an open and honest conversation can help children process the […]

Addressing Suicide Rates Among Veterans

Addressing Suicide Rates Among Veterans: U.S. Flag.

In 2007, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs began an intensive effort to reduce the veteran suicide rate. Historically, this demographic has suffered from a higher rate of suicide than the general public and the most recent report states that it is only climbing. In an effort to reduce the number of veterans who choose […]

How to Dispose of a Bloody Mattress

Bloody mattress illustration: never clean biohazards without protective gear.

In most states, you may NOT put biohazardous waste in a regular trash dump. For more information on proper crime scene cleanup and biohazard remediation, visit www.Aftermath.com or call 877-872-4339.

Compassion is Key – Suicide Cleanup

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Suicide is a growing epidemic in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the nation. In the unfortunate circumstance that a loved one decides to end his or her life, compassionate, respectful suicide cleanup may be necessary. The professionals at Aftermath […]

Aftermath Supervisor Joe Matos Emphasizes Compassion Training

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Not every job requires employees to undergo compassion training, but in a profession that deals with suicide cleanup, it’s crucial. The team at Aftermath Inc. Suicide Cleanup understands the importance of respectful suicide cleanup. Aftermath Pennsylvania’s Supervisor, Joe Matos, believes compassion in the face of tragedy is the beginning of the recovery process, which is […]

Blood Clean Up – Why Can’t I Mop It Up?

Why Can’t I Mop It Up Myself? Technically, it’s not against the law to clean up after a biohazard in your home yourself – you are only legally bound to protect employees (OSHA regs state that employees who are put at risk must be given proper protective equipment and training, plus Hepatitis B vaccine). If […]

Warning Signs – Suicide

Two hands reaching for each other.

Suicide is a growing epidemic in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the nation. In 2010 (the most recent year for which reliable data is available), 38,364 suicides were reported. In that year alone, someone died in the U.S. by […]

Testimonials

Testimonial: 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.

"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

Testimonial: The techs, Jason and Brian, have gone above and beyond during the time they were here. They made the process easy and beyond helpful, professional and caring. Thank you is not strong enough!

"The techs Jason and Bryan have gone above and beyond during the time they were here. They made the process easy and beyond helpful, professional and caring. Thank you in not strong enough!"

Jason h. - Morehead City, NC

Testimonial: During such an incredibly difficult time in my life, this team could not have done a better job. Aside from the work (which was perfect) their care and attention to my needs were impeccable. I would highly recommend them to anyone.

"During such an incredibly difficult time in my life, this team could not have done a better job, aside from the work (which was perfect, their care and attention to my needs were impeccable. I would highly recommend them to anyone."

Amy T. - Farmington Hills, MI

Lauren N. Testimonial: Absolutely phenomenal service, I couldn't have asked for a more professional, compassionate, well-grounded crews to have taken care of me and this job. Paul and his co-worker were outstanding, absolutely heart-felt, kind and perfect for the job.

"Absolutely phenomenal service, I couldn’t have asked for a more professional, compassionate, well-grounded crew to have taken care of me and this job. Paul and his co-worker were outstanding, absolutely heart-felt, kind, perfect people for the job. I will recommend this company whenever I get the chance."

Lauren N. - Cinnaminson, NJ

Janet H. Testimonial: Rick, Jay, and Sonny did an outstanding job of meeting or in most cases, exceeding our expectations at a very difficult time.

"Rick, Jay, and Sonny did an outstanding job of meeting or in most cases exceeding our expectations at a very difficult and trying time for our family. I am a close personal friend of the funeral director who gave us your name and have already assured him of their outstanding work for us. Truly an asset to your company and great representatives!"

Janet H. - Neosho Rapids, KS

Christopher R. Testimonial: Aftermath made a very hard event much easier. Without them, I do not know how I would have made it through this.

"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

Arden R. Testimonial: Bryn and Jason cold not have been more compassionate at a time when I was devastated by loss.

"Bryan and Jason could not have been more professional, kind and compassionate at a time when I was devastated by loss. They went above and beyond."

Arden R. - Raleigh, 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 services performed by Aftermath provided me with a tremendous amount of relief. I am incredibly thankful for the compassion shown by the Aftermath team. Good job!"

Dean Hunter N. - Oakland, CA

Testimonial: Aftermath responded quickly to our request and stayed late into the night to finish the job. Tom and the awesome team explained all the stages and answered all of our questions before, during and after...

"Aftermath responded quickly to our request and stayed late into the night to finish the job. Tom and the awesome team explained all the stages and answered all our questions before, during, and after. In such a difficult and emotional time for the family and friends, the experience was a blessing and is truly appreciated."

John G. - Durham, NC

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