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How to Spot the Warning Signs of Hoarding

Hoarding is a mental illness that affects 2 to 5 percent of the American population. It is characterized by extreme anxiety and persistent difficulty with discarding possessions. Hoarding usually leads to a diminished quality of life and it can have a lasting...

Personal Protective Equipment and Blood Cleanup

Personal protective equipment, or PPE for short, is a crucial component in any safe and effective blood cleanup project. One of the most serious and dangerous biohazards that one can be exposed to is a human blood spill. Human blood can contain a plethora of pathogens...

Why Tear Gas Must Be Cleaned by Professionals

In many cases, law enforcement officials must use a chemical compound called tear gas to subdue criminal suspects. Tear Gas is a chemical agent that impairs the suspect by causing a burning sensation in the eyes, nose, and skin, and is made from many of the same...

What’s The Scoop On Rodent Dropping Cleanup?

Here’s the scene: you’ve just discovered rodent droppings in your home. You feel a sinking sense of dread in your stomach. Frustrated, your first instinct is to sweep up the droppings, disinfect the area with a cleaning wipe, and set a few rodent traps. While cleaning...

How To Get Rid Of An Unpleasant Odor

Between your morning mug of coffee and a late-night slice of pumpkin pie, the best smells in life are fleeting. Unfortunately, there are some distinct and unpleasant odors that have a knack for sticking around. A professional cleaning company, like Spaulding Decon,...

How to Remove Blood from a Vehicle in Los Angeles, California

Having blood in your vehicle can be messy, scary, and potentially dangerous. Blood can carry pathogens that transmit dangerous, long-term diseases like HIV and hepatitis. Due to this, blood spills need to be taken very seriously, and should always be cleaned by a...

How Blood Affects a Home

As humans, we spend the majority of our time in our homes. We eat, sleep, and often times work in our homes. This dramatically increases the chance that an accident can occur in your home. If an accident occurs in your home that results in a blood spill, the best...

Who Cleans After a Death?

After an unattended death occurs, you may be wondering what the next steps are after law enforcement has left the scene. While it can be emotionally painful for someone who is dealing with the logistics of the incident, it is best if the area is decontaminated right...

C-Diff – Why is it so Harmful?

Clostridium Difficile, most commonly referred to as C-Diff, is a bacterium that affects the human digestive system and can result in ailments that range from diarrhea to death. Hearing about cases of C-Diff can be scary, but if you know where it comes from and how to...

Why are Needles a Biohazard?

Whether they are used in a medical setting or not, used needles are a serious biohazard that cannot go neglected. They penetrate the skin and go directly into the individual’s blood vessels. Therefore, there is always a chance that a used needle can carry dangerous...

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