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The 10 Best Home Service Franchises In 2022

The motive behind the company’s inception was to alleviate some of the stress from custo...

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ZenBusiness

From Police Officer to Crime Scene Cleanup Business

Laura Spaulding is the owner of Spaulding Decon. She’s a former Kansas City Police Officer, wh...

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St. Pete Catalyst

Crime Scene cleanup company attracts Hollywood producers, rehabs hoarding houses

The motive behind the company’s inception was to alleviate some of the stress from custo...

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R&R Magazine

The 10 Best Home Service Franchises In 2022

The motive behind the company’s inception was to alleviate some of the stress from custo...

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Yahoo News

These cleaning products will make your home shine in the New Year, according to a former hoarding technician

Most people either clean their homes weekly or whenever enough dirt piles up, but for Fiona Mills, cleanliness is a part of her daily life. Mills is a former hoarding technician and franchise ramp-up coach with Spaulding Decon...

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Business Insider

This Florida crime scene cleanup business has a steady real estate pipeline in a tight housing market: extremely messy homes

As the housing market has gotten more competitive in recent years, Spaulding’s real estate pipeline of extremely messy homes has...

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New York Post

Clean-up crews take us inside gruesome murder and suicide scenes

With murders and suicides surging in the United States — homicides rose a record-setting 30 percent in 2020 and have not abated…

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The Story Exchange

She Built A Multimillion-Dollar Company Cleaning Up Crime Scenes

Working as a police officer, Laura Spaulding gained first-hand knowledge of what it means to work at a crime scene. The families of victims are under severe emotional distress and usually they are left to clean up the scene themselves. Spaulding was shocked to learn there wasn’t a service available to help clean up – so she decided to do something about it. In 2005 she started her business Spaulding Decon, which specializes in...

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MSNBC

Crime Scene Cleanup Documentary by MSNBC

Get an early look inside Spaulding Decon, as MSNBC goes behind the scenes of a typical day with our cleaning crews, and a look at a level 5 hoarding cleanout job. See a complex hoarding home cleanout...

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Newsweek

‘I Clean Up Crime Scenes For a Living, This Is What I See’

My first job as a biohazard technician was cleaning the scene of a double homicide on Christmas Day. It was two family members who had fought and shot each other in the kitchen. There’s no way to ease into biohazard cleaning, but this was a big job. It took me around two and a half days to complete the cleanup...

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Vice News

The TikTok Murder Cleanup Team | Super Users

When Laura’s company started a TikTok, documenting the often bloody, always disgusting spaces they are hired to clean, it began a whole new sub-culture...

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Trendifier

How it Started: The Undercover Narcotics Officer Who Cleans Up Bodies

The motive behind the company’s inception was to alleviate some of the stress from customers dealing with things such as suicide clean-ups...

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Daily Beast

Instagram's New Stars: Crime Scene Cleanup Specialists

“People love true crime stuff—that’s why Law and Order is so popular. Everyone wants to figure out who did it and what happened. They’re asking the same questions in my comments,” Spaulding said. “They want to know what led that person to commit suicide or die and not be found them for four months. It’s pure curiosity”...

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Insider

Meet TikTok’s most popular crime scene cleaners who give viewers a rare behind-the-scenes look into real-life murder scenes and shocking hoarder houses

For 15 years, Spaulding Decon has specialized in everything from biohazards, water restoration, and mold removal to hoarding, crime scene, and drug lab clean-ups. But it was only when the business decided to start a TikTok channel earlier this year that their work really started to get recognized. This is not a movie. It is a rare glimpse into the gruesome work of crime scene...

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Voyage Tampa

Hidden Gems: Meet Laura Spaulding of Spaulding Decon

What matters most to Laura Spaulding are providing opportunities and empowering women in business. During this interview she mentions that because of all the hardships faced on the way to building her business, she wants to give back as much as possible. “We are the only franchise of our kind in the world. Our franchisees earn money from helping people in their time of need but also buying their distressed real estate. We have created a wealth platform for our franchise partners that will follow them well beyond this business”...

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Hoardganize Podcast

Laura Spaulding speaks with Rachel Seavey about Home Organization, Decluttering, and Hoarding assistance

Spaulding Decon’s founder chats with Rachel from the Hoardganize podcast about dealing with the effects of hoarding disorder, and organizational tips related to hoarding at home. Thousands of people each year are helped in their hoarding dependance, and in this short podcast episode you’ll get to hear more from Laura who has specialized in hoarding cleanup help since 2005...

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St. Pete Catalyst

Crime Scene cleanup company attracts Hollywood producers, rehabs hoarding houses

We speak with Laura Spaulding, the founder of a company that does crime scene, hoarding, meth-lab, and other complex cleanups. When Laura’s company started a TikTok, documenting the often bloody, always disgusting spaces they are hired to clean, it began a whole new sub-culture with millions of fans tuning in to it and other crime scene cleanup pages. Spaulding Decon’s TikTok @crimescenecleaning now has 4.2m followers. Laura explains how the account got started, when she realized it was popular, what t...

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