Answers To The Most FAQs About Crime Scene Clean Up
May 15th, 2020
When there’s been a crime, it needs to be professionally cleaned. Professional clean up ensures that the area is safe from pathogens, the facility is restored to functionality, and the victims can avoid reliving the trauma. As crime scene clean up is fortunately pretty rare for people, they often have a lot of questions about the process. Here are the answers to these questions.
How Much Does Crime Scene Clean Up Cost?
The costs of a crime scene clean up vary depending on the circumstances of the crime. There are several factors that impact the price including:
- The location of the crime. If a crime happens far outside the city, the travel expenses can impact the price.
- Where in the location the crime happened. For example, crimes in hallways are more difficult to remediate than in closed rooms
- If blood or body fluids spill and where they spill. If there are bodily fluids, more PPE and solvents are required to get the job done safely.
- How much biohazard waste needs to be disposed of. Biohazard waste disposal is highly specialized, so the amount can impact the price.
We can provide you an estimate when you call, however, there are often unpredictable factors that can change the price. However, we work with all our clients to find a price model that works for their needs. Also, check with your property insurance, oftentimes they will cover the damage. Further, there are also some state assistance programs that can help.
What Do Crime Scene Cleaners Clean?
Crime scene cleaners can clean any type of crime. We can clean up after a violent incident, but we can also clean up contaminated needles from junkies and the insides of vehicles. Anywhere there’s been a crime and any kind of crime, can be cleaned by crime scene cleaners.
How Do Professional Crime Scene Cleaners Clean?
Crime scene cleanup is a multi-phased project. We do more than just scrub surfaces, we also:
- Arrange for disposal
- Develop an access plan
- Locate and remove any biohazards
- Inspect for a leakage into other areas
- Remove any impacted materials that cannot be safely cleaned
- Neutralize all odors
These are just some of the things we do. We follow OSHA regulations and all applicable local laws to ensure that your area is returned to safety.
Who Cleans Up The Crime Scene?
Crime scene cleanup is highly specialized and requires a lot of training. It also requires a strong temperament because these scenes can also be gruesome. Our staff understands the importance of crime scene cleanup and has been fully trained on the latest safety policies, procedures, and strategies to ensure the job gets done correctly.
If you have any other questions about crime scene clean up, reach out to our professional team at Bio Star Services. We’ll answer any questions you have so that you can understand the process. Our knowledgeable staff can handle any cleanup job, no matter how big. Give us a call to learn more.