Virus Decontamination and Protection in Silver Spring, MD

A virus is a germ, a microorganism smaller than a bacterium that can’t reproduce or grow apart from a living cell. The germs known as viruses attack living cells and there they can multiply and cause a breakdown of the cells in which they’re living. Viruses invade living cells and use the cell’s chemical tools to keep living and to replicate itself. Many well known human infections are caused by viruses, which are also responsible for a number of rare diseases. Viruses are infectious, small in size, and have a simple composition that multiplies solely in an animal, plant, or bacteria’s living cells.

Not all viral diseases are contagious, meaning they cannot be spread from person to person. Contagious viral infections can include the common cold, flu, or other respiratory infections.

Viral infections include:

  1. Infections transferred person-to-person:
    • COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases (the common cold, flu, etc.)
    • Hepatitis, Ebola – spread through bodily fluids
    • Warts, measles, chickenpox, and other contagious skin infections or rashes
  2. Infections transferred by insects, animals, or food, water, or other sources:
    • Gastrointestinal (stomach flu) – spread through contaminated food or water
    • Viral diseases spread by insects (viral meningitis, dengue fever, yellow fever, H1N1)
    • Viruses spread through the bite of infected animals or bugs (polio, rabies, etc.)

If you feel that your home or office has been impacted by the COVID-19 or any other virus or infection, contact your local PuroClean professionals. Cleaning your home after it has been compromised with the coronavirus or any other infectious disease is an important step to keeping yourself and your family safe. Our IICRC certified offices are trained to handle virus decontamination and protection with discretion. We will restore your property to its pre-event condition.

The key to reducing the spread of viruses is to maintain a clean environment. Before the pandemic, the majority of cleaning was for appearance; however, since the onset and most recent outbreaks of the coronavirus, cleaning has become more necessary for healthy environments above all else.

Virus protection and decontamination includes a risk of exposure. Due to this, it is imperative to employ reputable and dependable technicians ensuring the reduction of risk from liability due to improper cleanup efforts or the danger of spreading potentially contagious pathogens. Reach out to PuroClean, your Paramedics of Property Damage®, at (240) 650-3355, for your virus decontamination and protection work.

Every time technicians handle potentially hazardous materials; they are doing so at significant risk. Thus, following proper training and safety protocols is crucial. This is important not only for their own personal safety but also for the individuals who will reside in the property after these and other biohazard cleanup services are complete.

Coronavirus Cleanup

In an effort to curtail the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, which continues to rise globally, health and government officials maintain that the public must take necessary measures to protect themselves. One of the best ways to slow the progress of the coronavirus is to perform deep mitigation cleaning. PuroClean’s team of highly trained IICRC professionals uses the RapidDefense™ system to provide deep mitigation cleaning in areas compromised by a coronavirus or Influenza, or any other respiratory infection impacting your property. Using this process, the team will carefully contain the area and will minimize the risk of pathogens spreading using hospital-grade Environmental Protection Agency-registered (EPA) products. If there are any lingering odors, our trained technicians will deodorize the area and return your property back to its pre-loss condition with empathy and care. These methods of cleaning can be utilized for institutions, commercial, and residential properties. Call your local PuroClean office for more information on how we can help clean your property.

Providing Virus Cleaning and Protection Services with Empathy

As with any type of property damage, PuroClean restoration professionals ensure that their actions are respectful to the confidentiality and sensitivity of the services being offered with all parties involved.

All PuroClean owners and their technicians will conduct themselves with the utmost professionalism while showing empathy to any and all materially interested people when dealing with traumatic situations. Showing extra compassion and empathy is a very important part of dealing with virus decontamination and protection services, COVID-19, biohazard, trauma and crime scene cleanup, or any other respiratory or infectious diseases.

How Our Cleaning Process Works

  1. Removing Source from Affected Area(s): Our technicians will assess the building with the materially interested parties to determine the scope of work, the cleaning services needed and will develop a remediation plan for each project while following state, federal, EPA, and OSHA regulations on cleaning practices and disposal of contaminated materials.
  2. Cleaning Affected Area(s): Depending on the surface and area, we will use the best techniques, equipment, and products to most effectively clean the area. When complete, we will remove any lingering odors using methods that attain the desired results.

The PuroClean RapidDefense™ Program

PuroClean’s RapidDefense™ is the best way to provide a fine detailed cleaning, which includes the application of EPA approved hospital-grade disinfectants in public areas. Our system helps stop the spread of pathogen-based illnesses, such as Influenza, Norovirus, and the 2019 Novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The process uses Environmental Protection Agency-registered, safe products to provide up to three months of protection against pathogens. Contact us before an outbreak occurs to help you create a clean environment.

For Biohazard Cleaning Services, Call PuroClean!

If you’re in need of biohazard remediation services, reach out to the PuroClean professionals to clean and remediate the contaminated areas. PuroClean’s trained professionals use state-of-the-art equipment and methods to successfully clean and restore all affected areas.

The compassion that we demonstrate throughout the remediation process, along with the sheer quality of our virus decontamination and protection services and speed in which we deliver it all, represents why PuroClean is your ideal damage restoration company. We vow to do whatever it takes to rescue and restore properties in all the communities we serve.

PuroClean is IICRC certified and offers professional virus decontamination and protection services and other commercial and residential biohazard remediation services, to include COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. So, whether you need virus decontamination and protection services, mold or water damage restoration, don’t hesitate to contact your local PuroClean office.

*As not all PuroClean offices offer biohazard cleaning services, please contact the PuroClean home office at 1-800-775-7876 to help you find a PuroClean location that may be able to help you.

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FAQ

What is Biohazard?

Biohazards are any biological contaminants such as those found in sewage, mold, or any viral or bacterial contamination such as MRSA. Biohazards also include toxins found in decaying organisms, as well as [...]

Why can’t I clean up biohazard myself?

When a biohazard occurs, professionals are needed to clean and disinfect as improper treatment can spread contamination and lead to illness or life-threatening conditions. [...]

What does BBP mean?

Bloodborne pathogens (BBPs), as defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), means pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood and can cause disease in humans. These pathogens [...]

Is blood a biohazard?

Blood itself is not a biohazard, it’s what may be in the blood that is potentially hazardous, such as bloodborne pathogens (BBPs) or infectious microorganisms, that can cause diseases. [...]

Will my insurance cover crime scene cleanup?

Most homeowners insurance will cover crime scene (biohazard) cleanup. We recommend that you consult your insurance agent/carrier to find out if you can make a claim for your particular circumstance. [...]