Crime Scene Cleanup & Forensic Cleaning

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Trusted Leaders In Delivering Compassionate Crime Scene Cleanup

We hope you never need us, but if tragedy strikes we are here to help. No one should have to be alone. Advanced Bio Treatment has provided crime scene cleanup and biohazard clean up services to the community for many years.  An important thing we have learned is that going through a crime scene cleanup alone is something no one should have to do.

Our crime scene cleanup technicians have been handpicked for their empathy, compassion, attention to detail  and for the protection of your privacy. Our professionals will arrive as soon as possible and work to perform forensic cleaning, disinfect and remove blood, bodily fluids, biohazards, fingerprint dust, tear gas, and other contamination from the scene.

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Let ABT cleanup the crime scene so your family can get back to normal

Let Us Restore Your Home to Its Previous State

Our goal is to clean your house or business to its previous clean state.  It is important that no one attempt to clean up a crime scene that has not been professionally trained. Not only can the event be traumatic for friends and family but it can also be dangerous as well. In the aftermath of a traumatic event such as a homicide or suicide, you need a qualified Crime and Trauma Scene Cleanup Company.

Crime scenes can be littered with biohazards such as HIV/AIDS, MRSA, CDiff, or hidden biohazards. Advanced Bio Treatment has unique disinfecting agents and equipment that can deal with any crime scene and the dangers that might present. Our crime scene cleanup technicians are trained to handle the cleanup of blood, body tissues, and bodily fluids. ABT is thoroughly versed in all state and federal guidelines including OSHA regulations and API work safe guidelines.

Crime Scene Cleaning Services

Burglary

After a burglary investigation, there is probably fingerprint powder everywhere. The powder is very hard to remove and can be an allergen or even a toxin. We use safe, hospital-grade cleaning agents and expert techniques to thoroughly clean fingerprint powder from your home or business.

Homicide

Homicides involve dangerous biohazards. Removing biohazards and disinfecting the environment is what our trained professionals do best. We follow all federal and state guidelines in sanitizing a death scene to make it safe and comfortable.

Crime Scene Cleanup FAQs

How does crime scene cleanup work?

After a crime scene investigation is over, people are often left with a mess of hazardous remains that contaminate the scene of the crime. It is important that only trained and qualified technicians handle the cleanup of these areas. Once you get clearance from the crime scene investigators, it is best to call a certified crime scene and forensic cleaning company to remove any potential biohazards, such as blood, body tissues, or bodily fluids. Which, if not cleaned properly, can pass on infectious diseases and bloodborne pathogens.

How much does it cost to clean up a crime scene?

Each crime scene is unique with different needs when it comes to cleanup. Please contact ABT any time of day, 365 days a year, to speak to an ABT representative and we’ll be happy to discuss how we can help.

Who pays for crime scene cleanup?

It depends on the situation. If you have an insurance policy that covers crime scene cleanup, then the insurance company will pay the costs and the deductible will be left up to you. If you do not have an insurance policy that covers the costs, then you must pay for the crime scene cleanup yourself. There are government programs that may be able to help with the costs of crime scene cleanup if you the burden of payment falls to you. Crime victim compensation can be gained from various government programs that aim to help people who have been victims of a violent crime. These benefits vary from state to state, but it’s possible that you may qualify for assistance depending on where you live.

Is crime scene cleanup covered by insurance?

Every situation is different. Residential homeowner’s insurance often pays for crime scene cleanup services, but it will depend on your policy and coverage. Here at ABT, we regularly work with insurance companies, and we are happy to assist our customers with filing an insurance claim.

What are the requirements for crime scene cleanup?

If you wish to become a crime scene technician, there are several different characteristics that you must possess. First, you must be able to tolerate blood and other bodily fluids left behind when a violent crime occurs. Your job will be to remove these fluids thoroughly from the crime scene, so you must be comfortable working around such biological remnants.

You must also be a compassionate and caring person. People who hire crime scene cleanup companies have often been victims of violent crime or witnessed the death of a loved one, and these events leave them burdened. The people who hire us are often still feeling the negative effects of what they recently went through, and you must be able to guide them kindly and thoroughly through the process of crime scene cleanup.

How do you clean up fingerprint powder?

Fingerprint powder is often left over after the investigation team finishes their investigation of the premises. This powder is used when the investigators are “dusting for prints”, and it can often cover many different surfaces. It is best to hire a trained and certified company to remove and cleanup fingerprint dust. The powder itself is made of black graphite powder that spreads very quickly, making it almost impossible to get rid of unless you are trained to do so and are able to use specific chemicals to complete the job easily and thoroughly.

What type of training and background requirements are used for a crime scene cleanup company?

Though there are not any national certifications that exist for people who work at crime scene cleanup companies, there are several requirements that most crime scene cleanup companies require of their employees. This includes the completion of certifications ensuring that the technicians have proper training, while also following proper guidelines and best practices.

All crime scene cleaning companies will perform background checks on their employees and random drug testing. This ensures that the crime scene cleanup teams that come into your home have been thoroughly screened and evaluated.

In addition, it’s important to verify that the crime scene cleanup team that comes into your home or on to your company’s property is properly insured, this includes a Pollution Liability policy as added protection for you.

What are the health and safety requirements for crime scene cleanup companies?

Crime scene cleaning is not an officially regulated industry, but there are many safety requirements, restrictions, and guidelines that crime scene workers follow. These protocols are overseen by different government agencies, such as the Department of Transportation, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

What is a forensic cleaning service?

A forensic cleaning service is a cleaning service that removes biological or hazardous material from a crime or trauma scene, restoring it to the condition it was in before the crime or trauma took place. These cleaning services often require technicians to work with hazardous materials, meaning this type of cleaning should only be done by trained professionals.

What is a death scene cleaning service?

Unfortunately, death often happens in places such as homes. Once this occurs, it’s important to fully clean the site of any biological material and odors. To accomplish this, it is recommended that you hire a death scene cleaning service. A death scene cleaning service will clean, deodorize, and sanitize a death site, which is especially important after a suicide, homicide, or traumatic death leaves behind hazardous, biological material that only trained professionals should handle.

How does death scene and trauma scene cleanups differ?

Death: Death scene cleaning involves the removal of biological materials left over after a death occurs. The death site is restored to its original state through thorough cleaning.

Trauma: Trauma site cleaning involves the cleaning of any trauma site. Unlike death scene cleaning, trauma scene cleaning does not necessarily involve death. For instance, if you find yourself in the unfortunate state of needing to clean up after an attempted suicide, there will still be possible biological and hazardous material to clean, but no death or body is involved. These are the types of events that trauma site technicians clean up.

Does Advanced Bio-Treatment provide crime scene cleanup near me?

The Advanced Bio-Treatments team offers 24/7 crime scene cleanup services across a broad region of the U.S. We’re proud to serve Texas and all continental states east of the Mississippi River with the exception of Wisconsin. For more information about our services in specific areas and neighborhoods, please contact one of our specialists at 800-295-1684.

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