BIO-HAZARDS

 

What do I do after a contamination?
  • CALL CLEANWAY SERVICES ASAP 802-748-1697
  • Stay out of the affected areas.
  • Call 911 if the situation is life-threatening.
  • Treat ALL bodily fluids as if they are contaminated.
  • Turn off any heating or air conditioning systems if there is sewage damage
What shouldn’t I do after a contamination?
  • Don’t leave wet fabrics in place, hang them up to dry
  • Don’t leave books, magazines, or other colored items on wet carpet or floors, the colors can bleed through, staining your floors.
  • Don’t use your household vacuum to remove water.
  • Don’t use television or other household appliances.
  • Don’t turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet.
  • keep out of rooms where ceilings are sagging.
This Stinks! How long until the smell goes away?

There really is no one answer to this question. How long the smell will stay is dependent on a couple of different factors.

  • If It is a dead body clean up, what kind of health was the deceased in?
  • How long was the body in the home?
  • What is the temperature in the home?

If it is a septic backup, the temperature will also play a factor in how long it will take to eliminate the smells.

What you can guarantee, is that Cleanway will do everything possible to eliminate the smells including using special cleaners and deodorizers that help to bring your home back to its normal smell.  

 

Will My Insurance Cover a Bio-Hazard Clean-up?

A Bio-Hazard clean-up can be very expensive, good news though, depending on your insurance coverage, it could be covered. It is always a good idea to update your insurance coverage every year however. 

Have more questions? Ask them here and a technician will get back to you as soon as possible!

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