What Our Professionals Can Help You With
A biohazard is a biological substance that poses a threat to the health of living organisms and this could include: microorganisms, viruses or toxins that can adversely affect human health. When a biohazard situation occurs, please call the Action 1 Restoration team of professionals in Columbia to clean, sanitize and disinfect the contaminated site. Our technicians use advanced industry techniques and equipment to provide emergency damage restoration for:
- Accident cleanup
- Blood cleanup
- Crime scenes
- Meth labs
- Sewage backups
- Suicide/death accidents
- Unattended death cleanup
Our team of experts are trained and equipped with the correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), usually hazmat suites in order to properly deal with potential contamination or illness from biohazard materials. When you call our team, our live operators are available 24 hours a day to assist you and our operators will be professional and discreet when helping you. If you need cleanup services for one room, several rooms or your entire home, we work with you and your homeowners insurance to find solutions to help you pay for the biohazard cleanup services needed. In some cases if the biohazard contamination was the result of a violent crime or suicide, your local city may also provide assistance through traumatic advocacy programs. Our ultimate goal is to handle as much of the biohazard cleanup Columbia process possible so you can focus on what is important, you and your family.
Biohazard cleanups require specialists that are trained in crime scene cleanup (forensic cleanups), sewage cleanup, asbestos remediation and other situations that wold require hazardous cleaning from a qualified biohazard remediation professional.
Our Biohazard Cleanup Process
- Assessment: Identify the ares affected by the biohazard contamination and assess the amount of damage
- Develop a plan: Our technicians develop a safety plan and course of action for cleanup
- Removal: Remove all infectious materials from the scene and area following OSHA regulations
- Cleanup and sanitization: Clean and sanitize items, furniture and flooring that can be salvaged. Other items that can not be decontaminated are safely removed and disposed of.
- Odor control: One the cleanup and sanitization is completed, the affected rooms and area are disinfected and deodorized to control the odor.
- Repair and restoration: Once all the cleanup and disinfection has been completed, flooring, walls and other items may need to replaced or remodeled.
If you decide to call in our local professional biohazard team, we will be able to handle the entire cleanup for any biohazard or crime scene disaster. Each biohazard situation or crime scene scenario is different and will typically require a slightly different process, equipment and materials to be used. After arriving on scene and assessing the situation, our local team will quickly develop a plan of action.
Crime Scene Cleanup
Dealing with biohazard damage cleanup situations from an accident, violent crime, unattended death, causing a trauma scene containing human bodily fluids such as blood, plasma, spinal fluids, tissues requires expert training. These materials can pose a health risk to you and your family and the contaminated items need to be cleaned, sanitized and removed from the area. The Action 1 Restoration local contractor teams are professionally trained for decontamination, forensic cleaning and death cleanup. For Columbia, SC crime scene cleanup call our pros today to discuss options on how we can help you.
Sewer backups in Columbia are black water that enters the home either from a burst sewer line, toilet overflow or septic tank leak. Sewage water contains harmful bacteria, microorganisms, viruses and pathogens that will require containment, removal, cleaning services, sanitizing and disinfecting to ensure the affected areas are safe again. Our team wears the proper PPE during any cleanup process in Columbia, South Carolina.
Asbestos abatement in Columbia, South Carolina needs to be performed by trained and licensed professionals that are wearing hazmat suits to properly contain and remove asbestos materials. Asbestos would be treated and considered a biohazard cleanup situation and could be found in your home or business. Asbestos exposure has been linked to several diseases, including malignant mesothelioma, asbestos-related lung cancer and asbestosis. It is recommended not to disturb or move as it can become airborne and dangerous. Call our company today for asbestos biohazard cleanup.
Chemical Spills & Meth Lab Remediation
Removing and cleanup of chemical spills or a methamphetamine lab specifically is dangerous and requires a trained team of professionals that are wearing hazmat suits and using specialized equipment for cleaning. In Columbia meth labs are part of the biohazard cleanup that takes several days to properly clean, sanitize, decontaminate and restore the property.
Lets Talk About Your Restoration Project
All of these biohazards situations cannot be left for “later", they are serious dangers which need to be addressed by professionals with experience and need to be addressed immediately. That is why Action 1 Restoration can provide biohazard restoration services within minutes, day or night, we are just a phone call away.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What if I rent my home in Columbia, SC?
If you are renting your home, apartment or condo, you need to get in touch with the homeowner and have them call us. Legally without the homeowners or commercial building owners consent, we can not enter the premises and provide any biohazard cleanup or crime scene mitigation Columbia work in your home or office. Once the property owner reaches out to our local team, we can start the restoration and cleaning services immediately to restore the property.
Does homeowners insurance cover biohazard cleaning?
Depending on your insurance company, the cause of the biohazard problem and your insurance policy will determine if insurance covers our company services or not. We try to work with your insurance company to get the damage covered, but your insurance provider will be able to instruct you on if it is covered or not. Our technicians will take before and after pictures of the site to help submit the claim to your insurance company.
Do you have offices near me?
Yes, we have local staff and contractors near you in Columbia.
Action 1 Restoration provides emergency services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for residential and commercial properties. If you are experiencing any type of bio hazard disaster, our highly trained team can help you with some of the best solutions. Please get in touch with our certified bio-pros today.