How Does the Odor Removal Process Work?

Any time someone enters a workspace or a home, they want to enter a facility that smells pleasant, not ripe with harsh odors. However, sometimes a pungent odor can present itself from causes known or unknown, requiring a professional team of bio cleaners to investigate and remove the odor. Read on to learn about how…

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What Is the Main Cause of Hoarding and How to Clean It Up

Hoarding: Definition Let’s say that a person moves into a new home, and they live there for years and years. Over time, memories are made and this person might obtain more belongings. Whether these include photographs, mail, appliances, or any other household items, this person may decide not to discard those items. If the person…

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Why Professional Crime Scene Cleanup Is Important

crime scene biohazard cleanup crew putting yellow do not cross tape around crime scene investigation area

After a tragic crime has been committed, and law enforcement has investigated the scene, it is time to perform a crime scene cleanup. There are several reasons why this process is essential for a person’s home or any inside area. Read on to learn more about these reasons, plus details about different factors that come…

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Biohazards You Don’t Know About

When people hear the term “biohazard”, they may ask themselves what this means. Alabama Bio Clean can save you from doing extra work researching this term. Read on to learn about the basics of biohazards, some examples, and why they’re so concerning.  The Importance of Biohazard Cleanup First of all, it’s important to recognize that…

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Alabama Bio-Clean is 10-Years-Old!

We are so thrilled and proud that Alabama Bio-Clean is 10-years-old – Happy Birthday to us! It’s been a lot of hard work, but when your community is as supportive as ours is, it is a pleasure and honor to serve. Thank you to everyone who has believed in us and put their trust in…

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Are Animal Droppings Dangerous?

Say ‘Scat!’ to animal poop. Animal droppings – also known as dung, scat, poop, etc. – are gross. No one wants to find droppings in the home, and it can be disturbing when you see them. Identifying Animal Droppings  Animal droppings are most often found in the attic, a crawl space, and roofs and decks.…

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Hoarding and Finding Treasure

What would you do if you found treasure? Take it to Antiques Roadshow to see how much it’s worth? Or, what if you found $100,000? Throw a party? Put it in a savings account? Take a much-needed vacation? Or, would you give it up right away? No? Well, that’s what we do. In our work…

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Video Laser Particle Counters

video laser particle counter

Video laser particle counters are used for many things in multiple industries. HVAC professionals, occupational safety, and workplace health professionals often use video laser particle counters while carrying out their work. In very basic terms, video laser particle counters calculate concentrations of airborne particles. At Alabama Bio-Clean, we use the Extech VPC30. This meter: measures…

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Other Potentially Infectious Materials (OPIM)

Other Potentially Infectious Materials

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 5.6 million workers are at risk of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens, including hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV, etc.  When exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM), workers are at risk from infection. What are ‘other potentially infectious materials,’ commonly abbreviated to OPIM? Other…

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The Dangers of Cleaning Blood Without Training

Accidents happen. And when accidents happen, blood is often involved. Did you know that human blood is one of the most potentially hazardous substances to clean up? This is because blood can expose you to MRSA, Hepatitis B and C, HIV, and other transmittable diseases. With so much at stake, it’s crucial that you understand…

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