Things You Need To Know Before Cleaning Up Blood

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Accidents can happen to anyone, even the most vigilant. If an accident happens in your home, your first concern should be for the victim, followed by the desire to take care of your property and clean up any reminders left behind. There are many reasons why hiring a professional blood cleanup company is a good […]

Spring or Winter? The Four Seasons of Biohazard Cleanup

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Is it spring? Is it winter? If you live in the Midwest, or really anywhere in the US this time of year, you have probably asked yourself this question a few times a week…or in a day. The seasons can’t seem to make up their mind, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a pattern, at […]

Hey Houston! Have a Problem? Call a Biohazard Cleanup Company!

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This spring, Texas was the focus of widespread storms and other dangerous weather conditions. The situation is finally beginning to ease up, but for the families affected, the difficult task of rebuilding their lives and homes has only just begun. In these situations, the first person to call after the emergency has past is likely […]

Aftermath Tackles the Topic of Listeria Outbreaks and Biohazard Cleanup

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It’s been in the news recently, and may have caught your eye: yet another outbreak of Listeria is making the rounds, and this time it’s frozen vegetable products that are affected. Last year, several major ice cream makers were impacted by the same dangerous bacteria, right at the height of the summer season. (For a […]

5 Things You May Not Know About Disinfectants

A U.S. Marine with SPMAGTF - Crisis Response - Africa soaks a rag into a bucket of water that contains bleach and soap, in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cleaning and decontamination guidelines, before washing equipment as part of the standard procedure prior to leaving the country, while in support of Operation United Assistance in Monrovia, Liberia, Nov. 19, 2014. United Assistance is a Department of Defense operation to provide command and control, logistics, training and engineering support to U.S. Agency for International Development- led efforts to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in West African nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andre Dakis/SP-MAGTF Crisis Response Africa Combat Camera/Released)

Spring cleaning is something most of us are familiar with. Time to break out bleach and Lysol and throw open the windows with the hope of erasing the dirt and grime that has built up over colder months. Disinfectants are antimicrobial agents that are applied to non-living objects to destroy microorganisms that are living on […]

Three Reasons You Should Care About PPE

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You may have noticed that emergency medical personnel, doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals wear special gloves, gowns, and other clothing. This is a simple precaution they take in order to prevent blood or potentially infectious body fluids from coming in contact with their skin. Personal protective equipment, commonly referred to as “PPE,” is […]

When Is It a Good Time to Call a Professional Biohazard Cleanup Company

Because violent crime and serious accidents are generally out of the ordinary, most people don’t make plans for them. Even when they do, few of them consider what steps they will take after the crisis itself has passed. Depending on the type of emergency, followup might necessitate the services of a skilled remediation company like […]

Blood Cleanup and Flooring: Your Top 5 Questions Answered

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Since 1996, Aftermath has been in the business of helping families and businesses recover from difficult and often tragic situations. Our specialty services are focused on biohazard cleaning, not carpet cleaning or janitorial cleaning. Many of the jobs we do involve removing blood spills from floors and carpeting, as well as walls and other surfaces. Last […]

5 Tips to Help With Your Superbowl Party Cleanup

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You may not live in the Bay Area, or in the winning city of Denver, but chances are you still watched the Superbowl last night. This year, over 111 million people tuned in to see the Panthers and Broncos battle for the Golden Anniversary title. And if you’re like many Americans, you probably celebrated the […]

Don’t Let Food Poisoning Crash Your Holiday Party!

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Whether it’s a fast food burrito, or Aunt Sally’s leftover ham, nothing ruins the holiday faster than a bad case of food poisoning. Last week, Chipotle, a popular Mexican chain restaurant, admitted that E. Coli and norovirus were found in several of its restaurants. The viruses sickened over 130 people in 9 states over a […]

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