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Virus Disenfection

October 18, 2017

Virus Disenfection

Homes, gyms, daycares, schools, and pre-kinder care is all highly susceptible to virus and because of the high volume of people and children who pass through the area. They are also prime sites for disinfection services for the same reasons. Of the many services, Spaulding Decon offers virus disinfection and decontamination is one of the most common. Your home or place of business can regularly be exposed to a variety of viruses: HIV, H1N1, Ebola ...

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Can I Use Bleach to Remove Mold in My House?

September 27, 2017

Can I Use Bleach to Remove Mold in My House?

Oftentimes, when someone finds bleach in their home, they turn to a simple bleach and water solution, but that is only a temporary fix. Bleach can kill the mold that’s there, but without the proper remediation and prevention techniques, the mold will likely return. Mold grows in damp spaces such as in bathrooms, around your sinks, washer machine, refrigerators and any other places in the home where water can accumulate. Mold can spread as ...

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Is Mold Remediation Covered by Homeowner’s Insurance?

September 27, 2017

Is Mold Remediation Covered by Homeowner’s Insurance?

Mold remediation is tricky. Depending on the cause it may be covered by homeowner’s insurance. Mold, on its own, is often not covered by homeowner’s insurance. Mold is naturally occurring, there is toxic mold, non-toxic mold, and much in between. The type of mold, amount of mold, and cause of mold can all affect whether or not mold is covered by your homeowner’s insurance. Many times, the mold is caused by a ...

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Who Removes Toxic Mold from Houses?

September 27, 2017

Toxic mold is dangerous. If left untreated, toxic mold can cause a who slew of problems from respiratory distress, itchy eyes, and skin rashes. Although if treated timely, the symptoms may subside, some effects of toxic mold can be life threatening which is why it is important that it is cleaned right away. Usually, if there is under 10 square feet of mold, the EPA suggests you can clean it yourself, but when the mold ...

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Can Mold be Removed from Carpet?

September 25, 2017

Can Mold be Removed from Carpet?

Mold in carpet is near impossible to remove. When carpet gets wet, if it is not dried completely, mold will begin to grow soon. Dampened carpet is optimal for mold growth because of the close, damp quarters. Mold often will grow deeper than just the surface of the carpet into the subfloor, this makes the mold removal impossible. Carpet with mold is near impossible to remove and the carpet will most likely need to be ...

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Steps to Take to Cleanup After a Death

September 25, 2017

Steps to Take to Cleanup After a Death

It is unfortunate, but we all have to deal with death. When a loved one dies, it can be the most traumatic experience in your life, but it doesn’t end soon for you. You have funeral planning, reception, burial, and much more, but the priority is to take care of the deceased. Many people don’t realize that if a loved one passes away in their home, that it is their responsibility to clean ...

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Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Rodent Dropping Cleanup?

September 20, 2017

Rodents can cause a lot of damage. Oftentimes people ask if rodent dropping cleanup is covered by homeowner’s insurance. Most of the time, your policy covers rodent dropping cleanup. It is important to have the processes documented during cleanup in order to file a claim, so make sure to hire a professional like Spaulding Decon who will provide you with the proper paperwork to file a claim. Rodent droppings alone may not be enough ...

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Why a Carpet Cleaner Company can’t Clean Blood from Carpet

September 20, 2017

When it comes to blood cleanup, many people underestimate the amount of work and equipment it takes to properly remove it. Even small amounts of blood in the porous material is a biohazard. It may seem that a big-name carpet cleaner company is the right way to go but that is never the case when it comes to blood cleanup. The large name companies don’t have to train, proprietary equipment or proper know-hows to ...

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Tips on Dealing with Hoarding Parents

September 20, 2017

Approximately 3 – 5% of adults experience hoarding and 15% of older adults experience depression as a result of hoarding (UCSF). Here at Spaulding Decon, we offer all-inclusive hoarding services, from dealing with cleanup to setting you up with counselors, remediating objects damaged over the years and remediating the home. When it comes to your parents, hoarding becomes a very touchy situation. How do you help someone who may not believe they need help? Many times ...

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A Plan for Removing Tear Gas Residue

September 18, 2017

A plan should be laid out before beginning the removal of tear gas residue. Mistakes in cleaning can cause the tear gas residue to spread which is why it’s important. With the proper equipment, protection and solutions, it is possible to clean up the residue from tear gas. Below are the steps to ensure proper tear gas removal. 1. What Type of Tear Gas Was Used? Most common tear gasses used today are safe ...

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