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Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

Learn About the Hazardous Waste in Your Home

EPA considers some leftover household products that can catch fire, react, or explode under certain circumstances, or that are corrosive or toxic as household hazardous waste. Products, such as paints, cleaners, oils, batteries, and pesticides can contain hazardous ingredients and require special care when you dispose of them.

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Making a Decision on Your Personal Belongings Following a Sewage Backup

In addition to salvaging building materials, you probably want to salvage as many of your personal belongings as possible. We understand that it’s tough to decide what to keep and what to discard following a sewage backup, especially if some of your items are irreplaceable or have great sentimental value.

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What to Keep and What to Discard After a Sewage Backup: Personal Belongings

Call SERVPRO of Bear/New Castle, DE at (302) 392-6000 for all your sewage cleanup needs

Don't Let Clogged Sewers Wreak Havoc on Your Home

Protect Your Bear Home from Sewer Backups

Backed up sewers can cause thousands of dollars in damage to your home and belongings. Learn about causes of sewer backups, what you as a homeowner are responsible for maintaining and steps you can take to protect your home against sewer problems.

Homeowners may not realize that they are responsible for the maintenance and repair of their house or sewer lateral-that is, a privately-owned pipeline connecting a property to the publicly-owned main sewer pipeline

If you experience a sewer backup call SERVPRO of Bear/New Castle, DE(302) 392-6000

Protecting Your Home from Bed Bugs

Prevent Bed Bug Infestation in Your Home

Bed bugs are great hitchhikers. They can move from an infested site to a new home by traveling on furniture, bedding, luggage, boxes, and clothing.

Although they typically feed on blood every 5 to 10 days, bed bugs can be quite resilient; they're capable of surviving several months to a year without feeding.

SERVPRO of Bear/New Castle Can Help. 

Keeping a clean, tidy and uncluttered house can save you a lot of time and money by drastically decreasing your chance of bed bugs in the first place.

Identifying and Controlling Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs

Bed bugs can be hard to find and identify, given their small size and their habit of staying hidden. It helps to know what they look like, since the various life stages have different forms.

There are many bugs that look like bed bugs so an accurate identification is a critical first step to avoid costly treatment for the wrong bug.

There are ways to control bed bugs. Getting good, solid information is the first step in both prevention and control. 

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Biological Hazards

What is a Biohazard?

Biological hazards, also known as biohazards, refer to biological substances that pose a threat to the health of living organisms, primarily that of humans. This can include samples of a microorganism, virus or toxin (from a biological source) that can affect human health. It can also include substances harmful to other animals.

Examples of biohazards include:

  • Human or animal blood
  • Human or animal waste and body fluids
  • Deceased animals
  • Human remains
  • Used drug needles
  • Medical waste (used syringes and bandages)
  • Rotting food

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Detox Your Home

Create a Healthy Home for You and Your Family

The average home contains hundreds of toxins, many of which we are unable to see, smell or taste. While these toxins may be tolerated individually and in small doses, problems can arise when one is exposed to them in combination or in larger doses. Everyone’s tolerance level is different depending on genetics, nutritional status and previous or ongoing exposure to toxins.

Learn how SERVPRO of Bear/New Castle, DE can help improve the indoor air quality in your home. Call us today -(302) 392-6000.

Indoor Air Quality: Radon

Radon is a Health Hazard with a Simple Solution

Radon gas is a colorless, odorless, tasteless radioactive gas that's formed during the natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water. Radon exits the ground and can seep into your home through cracks and holes in the foundation. Radon gas can also contaminate well water. 

For more information about indoor air quality, call SERVPRO of Bear/New Castle, DE today, (302) 392-6000.

Lead in Your Home

Protect Your Family from Exposures to Lead

Lead is a naturally occurring element found in small amounts in the earth’s crust. While it has some beneficial uses, it can be toxic to humans and animals causing health effects.

Learn what SERVPRO of Bear/New Castle, DE can do to help with a possible lead exposure or other biohazard circumstance in your home. Call us at (302) 392-6000

Trauma & Crime Scene Cleanup

Crime Scenes and the Importance of Trained Professional Cleaning

SERVPRO of Bear/New Castle, DE’s technicians follow OSHA and EPA protocols to help transform an unsafe environment back into a clean, safe home or business. Our first focus is always safety, since crime or accident scenes may involve blood borne pathogens, harmful chemicals, and other dangers. We will always treat your property and the people involved with the greatest empathy and respect in the face of trying circumstances.

Need Trauma or Crime Scene Cleanup? Call SERVPRO of Bear/New Castle, DE Today at (302) 392-6000

HOARDING - Issues for the Fire Service In New Castle County, DE

Hoarding Can Be a Fire Hazard

Many fire departments are experiencing serious fires, injuries, and deaths as the result of compulsive hoarding behavior. 

The excessive accumulation of materials in homes poses a significant threat to firefighters fighting fires and responding to other emergencies in these homes and to residents and neighbors.

Let SERVPRO of Bear/New Castle, DE take care of the cleanup of a hoarding situation. Call (302) 392-6000 to arrange a compassionate yet constructive consultation.

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HOW TO: Remove a Blood Stain From Fabric

Biohazard Cleanup and Restoration

Whether you nick yourself while shaving, or receive an unexpected scratch, it’s important to treat the stains on your fabric as soon as possible; blood stains are relatively easy to remove before they set but can be nearly impossible to wash out after 24 hours. 

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If you find that the blood stain is more than you can handle yourself contact SERVPRO of Bear/New Castle, DE at (302) 392-6000. We offer a full range of cleaning services for jobs of all shapes and sizes.

Biohazard Cleanup & Restoration

Helping Hoarders Address The Mess In New Castle County, DE

SERVPRO of Bear/New Castle, DE can inventory, sort, and pack items of value. Our cleaning technicians also gather articles that need disposal and arrange for proper disposition. As we work through the affected areas, you can count on our crew members to be respectful and compassionate.

Concentrate on supporting your loved one at this difficult time and let SERVPRO of Bear/New Castle, DE take care of the cleanup of a hoarding situation. Call (302) 392-6000 to arrange a compassionate yet constructive consultation. 

Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup: Automobile

Empathy & Respect

Many times, crime and accident scenes have blood and other biohazard contaminants that pose a serious health risk. SERVPRO of Bear/New Castle, DE will respond immediately and have the specialized training, protective equipment, and experience to safely clean Trauma & Crime Scene.

We will always treat your property and the people involved with the greatest empathy and respect in the face of trying circumstances.

Need Trauma or Crime Scene Cleanup? Call (302) 392-6000