Recent Biohazard Posts

Where do mice hibernate during winter? Possibly inside your house!

2/15/2019 (Permalink)

Biohazard Clean-up from SERVPRO of Poolesville/Clarksburg/Damascus.

As we all know, during cold temperatures, we try to stay indoors as much as possible. Have you ever asked yourself, where mice hibernate? Well, possibly inside your house! They also want to keep warm during the winter months. A small sign of a mice infestation can be tiny black feces no bigger than a sesame seed. Bigger signs are holes chewed out of food containers or even drywall. In these cases the best thing to do is to get a pest control provider to come out and take care of your unwelcomed guests.

 Your next step is to hire the rite professionals to come and clean the mess left behind. Rodents carry diseases like the Hantavirus, which can cause life threatening diseases with flu-like symptoms. In some cases just breathing in the contaminated dust can make you sick.  By attempting to clean after rodent urine or feces you expose you and your family’s health. Call SERVPRO of Poolesville/Clarksburg/Damascus to properly clean and disinfect your home. Our team of trained professionals have the experience and the now-how to properly clean and disinfect your home. Trust your SERVPRO of Poolesville/Clarksburg/Damascus to make it “Like it never even happened.”

Biohazard and crime scene cleanup from SERVPRO of Poolesville/Clarksburg/Damascus

11/12/2018 (Permalink)

We are always here to help, and make it "Like it never even happened"!

There are different types of biohazard contaminants, however all of them are harmful to your health. Weather its blood borne pathogens, crime scene residues, or sewage backups, these situations can pose serious health risks. Your SERVPRO professionals can safely clean and remove biohazardous substances and dispose of them properly in accordance with OSHA and health regulations. Here are a few tips on what you can do in case this unfortunate incident happens to you.

  • Stay out of affected areas.
  • Call emergency service personnel if the situation is life-threatening.
  • Treatallbodily fluids as if they are contaminated.
  • Turn off the HVAC system if there is sewage damage.

After any incident involving biohazard contaminants your main focus should be keeping your family safe. Keep your local SERVPRO of Poolesville/Clarksburg/Damascus in mind. We have you and your family’s best interest in mind. Our focus is to get your home or business to its back to its prior state, and make it “Like it never even happened”.