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Help For Hoarders

Help & Support For Hoarders

July 15, 2022

Emotional and Clinical help for those suffering from Hoarding, is just as important as the actual physical help.

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Found Money

Lost & Found

June 24, 2022

One of our favorite times when we are on a hoard cleanup job is when we find TONS of lost money. And yes, we return it to the owner, or to the estate EVERY single time. What is the largest amount of money you think we have found in a hoard? Head over to Cory’s…

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Saving vs. Hoarding

Saving Things vs. Hoarding

June 16, 2022

“You just never know when you’re gonna need it one day.”This is a very common statement that pretty much everyone has said at one time or another, but there is a fine line between holding onto a few things “just in case” and allowing them to grow and accumulate to an unhealthy level. This is…

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The Importance Of Indoor Air Quality Management

June 8, 2022

KNOW. MANAGE. DECIDE. Know what you breathe. You can’t manage what you can’t measure. Data driven decision making. Now more than ever before, people are becoming more educated and aware of just how important indoor air quality is, and Steri-Clean is proud to be able to offer IAQM (indoor air quality management) as part of…

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Bacteria, Pathogens, Microorganisms, and Viruses… OH MY!

April 21, 2022

Just thinking about them and how truly dangerous they can be is enough to scare you to death (no pun intended). There is a lot to know and understand about each of them. How some are more dangerous than others. How some can not only make you very sick but could even be deadly, if…

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WHAT IS ATP TESTING?

April 19, 2022

You might be asking yourself, what exactly is ATP testing? The acronym ATP stands for “Adenosine Triphosphate”, the energy molecule that exists in all living cells. So why is ATP testing important in cleanup and disinfection? A surface may look clean, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it is clean. Some contamination and debris cannot be…

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Is it important to clean a surface before disinfecting it?

April 14, 2022

The short answer is… YES! In fact, you can’t actually properly disinfect any surface, if you first don’t clean it. Why? The picture of this dirty rag is a perfect example of why we clean BEFORE we apply disinfectant. That black grime is a biofilm layer, also called “SOIL LOAD”. Soil load blocks the disinfectant…

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AirBnB Says Couple Left Bloodstains, Knives And Drugs In Their Room

April 23, 2021

The couple left drugs out, put knives in the wall and there were bloodstains on the sheets and walls. The damage cost thousands of dollars to clean up. “The reported behavior has no place on Airbnb,” the company said in a statement. “We’ve removed the booking guest from our community and are in communication with…

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How To Properly Disinfect

April 23, 2021

STOP spraying disinfectants on your countertops, door handles and other commonly touched surfaces until you watch this. You will be SHOCKED at how this simply does NOT work. Steri-Clean President and Founder, Cory Chalmers, explains in this VIDEO how you can use common disinfectants to effectively clean your spaces against germs.  We are shocked at…

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Bacteria vs Viruses

April 23, 2021

Bacteria and viruses are too tiny to be seen by the naked eye, can cause similar symptoms and are often spread in the same way, but that’s where the similarities end. A bacterium is a single, but complex, cell. It can survive on its own, inside or outside the body. Most bacteria aren’t harmful. In…

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