What Happens After a Suicide??

Every year, over 1 million people die by suicide. On average, a person takes their own life somewhere in the world every 40 seconds. Such saddening statistics can prove traumatic for everyone involved and the impact of suicide is more often than not, one of the main reasons a family experiences unrest and depression.Many people [...]

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What it’s Like to Be a Crime Scene Cleanup Professional

Cleaning up after a traumatic incident isn’t the easiest of tasks. In fact, crime scene cleanup professionals deal with a lot of emotional distress while on the job. Aside from maintaining calmness and composure, crime scene cleanup requires immense fortitude to handle even the most chaotic of situations.   The role of a suicide cleanup [...]

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What it’s Like to Be a Crime Scene Cleanup Professional

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Trauma Cleanup?

When it comes to trauma cleanup or blood cleanup, you can be certain that the costs will be quite expensive. This is especially true if the incident isn’t covered by homeowners insurance. Insurers are usually informed by insurance companies of what their chosen policy will cover and the level of coverage they’re comfortable with. But [...]

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Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Trauma Cleanup?

How to clean your crawl space if animals have contaminated it.

Just because you don't see it doesn't mean it's clean. Many homeowners never inspect the space under their house. Unwelcomed guests love crawl spaces for that reason even more. Pests are looking for areas that people don't frequent. A home to call their own with lots of room, insulation for making a bed, and a [...]

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How to clean your crawl space if animals have contaminated it.

The Impacts of Hoarding in Families

Life can be a dreary experience for children whose parents love to hoard. The home suddenly becomes overly cluttered and it can be quite uncomfortable to live in. Not only that, but hoarding also exposes the family to unwanted pollutants and health risks. Children are susceptible to a number of different diseases due to the [...]

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The Impacts of Hoarding in Families

Hoarding: Buried Alive

AFTERCARE receives alot of hoarding cleanout calls every month. Most of these calls are from a family member or friend trying to help . More than 50 percent of these calls never happen due to unwillingness on the hoarders part. Not being ready to let their accumulation go. This is sad as we know this might [...]

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Suicide Is A Growing Problem in Virginia. Here’s What You Can Do About It

Suicide is a heavy topic to bring up in any conversation. That’s why it is often relegated to news reports, statistics, and suicide prevention programs. But maybe now is the time for people to break the silence on the topic. As the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention reported in 2016, suicide rates have been rising [...]

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Suicide Is A Growing Problem in Virginia. Here’s What You Can Do About It

When Your Crawl Space Needs a Thorough Clean

    In recent years, some homeowners have chosen to have a crawl space built as their homes' foundation instead of the regular basement. Unlike basements, crawl spaces are not as expensive to build or as labor-intensive. Far fewer materials are also used when building this type of foundation than the usual basements. As the [...]

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When Your Crawl Space Needs a Thorough Clean