Who Cleans Up When a Loved One Dies?
When a person dies of natural causes, there still may be a reason to call a biohazard cleanup company like Palm Springs Cleaning and Disinfecting Biohazard Cleanup, Hoarding Cleanup, and Janitorial Services. This is especially true if the person passes after being sick or if the passing was unattended. When a person passes alone in a home, it may be some time before they are moved from the home to their final resting place.
In these cases, it is important to call a professional, biohazard-cleanup-trained cleaning service so you know the space will be disinfected, restored, and ready to reenter. When you need help cleaning up after a loved one’s passing, call Palm Springs Cleaning and Disinfecting Biohazard Cleanup, Hoarding Cleanup, and Janitorial Services. We’re here to speak with you and come to your aid 24/7.
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After a Loved One Dies
The Human body is primarily made up of liquids, so when a person passes, the body will quickly begin to move into a more liquid state during the process of decomposition. These liquids can escape the body in various places. These liquids may contain bacteria, toxins, and other composition that requires biohazard cleaning. Even the air around a deceased body may be contaminated with what is released by the body. (This is why the space around the body can begin to smell quite strongly.)
The main focus of a biohazard cleaning service in cases like an unattended death is to relieve the family or loved ones of the burdens after death. We help to handle the cleanup that the family should not have to and to keep loved ones safe from the toxins, bacteria, and other contaminants that come with a body that has expired.
What Can You Expect During Cleanup?
With an unattended death, there is a high probability that areas you can’t even see have absorbed bodily fluid. These surfaces and porous materials may include:
- Linens or materials
Because of the extent of potential contamination, you cannot always clean away all of the fluids or contaminated areas. Sometimes, the biohazard cleaning team will have to remove and safely discard contaminated materials. Blood may remain in spaces that are not visible, drying there, but can release pathogens if wet again. This makes it crucial for us to clean every area thoroughly and completely.
Call Palm Springs Cleaning and Disinfecting Biohazard Cleanup, Hoarding Cleanup, and Janitorial Services for Biohazard Cleaning 24/7
Even though death and decomposition are natural processes, that does not mean that you should use regular cleaning products and procedures to clean up. Standard cleaning supplies will not decontaminate the space to consider it safe and sanitary. This is why companies like ours use standardized procedures and thorough cleaning with professional equipment; so that you don’t have to.