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Biohazard and sewage emergency tips for Cassopolis, Michigan

5/4/2018 (Permalink)

Biohazard Biohazard and sewage emergency tips for Cassopolis, Michigan Your safety is our priority! Call SERVPRO of Cass and St. Joseph Counties today at (269) 273-8777.

Biohazard contaminants should be considered very dangerous as they can pose a serious health risk. Sewer backups and flood water are two common biohazard scenarios that can affect homes and businesses. SERVPRO of Cass and St. Joseph Counties has the training, protective gear, and specialized equipment necessary to safely clean and restore this type of contamination.

After any biohazard or sewage contamination in your home or business, your primary focus should be safety:

  • Is it safe to stay in the house?
  • Exposure to biological and chemical contaminants can pose serious health consequences.
  • Flood water can contain sewage, pesticides, and other contaminants.
  • Only do activities that are safe for you to perform.

What to Do After a Contamination

  • Stay out of affected areas.
  • Call emergency service personnel if the situation is life-threatening.
  • Treat all bodily fluids as if they are contaminated.
  • Turn off the HVAC system if there is sewage damage.

What Not to Do After a Contamination

  • Don’t leave wet fabrics in place. Hang furs and leather goods.
  • Don’t leave books, magazines, or other colored items on wet carpet or floors.
  • Don’t use your household vacuum to remove water.
  • Don’t use television or other household appliances.
  • Don’t turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet, and keep out of rooms where ceilings are sagging.

Biohazards like flood water or sewer backups should be considered an emergency and should be dealt with as quickly as possible. SERVPRO of Cass and St. Joseph Counties professionals are water damage restoration specialists and have specific training and expertise to safely remediate biohazard contaminants.

Need Biohazard Cleanup?

Call Us Today at (269) 273-8777

Remediation and Cleanup in Dowagiac, Michigan

3/6/2018 (Permalink)

Biohazard Remediation and Cleanup in Dowagiac, Michigan Need biohazard cleanup? Call us today!

Exposure to biological and chemical contaminants can pose serious health consequences for building occupants, employees, customers and owners.  Failure to properly handle and safely remove such substances can contribute to unhealthy and even dangerous environments.

SERVPRO of Cass and St. Joseph Counties works to safely and effectively remove hazardous biological substances and prepare waste for proper disposal according to OSHA, EPA, and state and local health regulations.  Equipped with the necessary safety equipment and cleaning products, SERVPRO of Cass and St. Joseph Counties helps turn unsafe environments into clean, safe homes and businesses. SERVPRO of Cass and St. Joseph Counties can help with:

  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Methamphetamine Labs
  • Crime Scene Residues
  • Arson
  • Vandalism
  • Sewage Backups
  • Category 3 Water Intrusions
  • Mold Mitigation and Remediation

Call us today at (269) 273-8777 to learn more about remediation and cleanup services!

Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup in Three Rivers, MI

6/12/2017 (Permalink)

Biohazard Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup in Three Rivers, MI SERVPRO has the specialized training, protective equipment, and experience to safely clean trauma and crime scenes in Three Rivers, MI.

Many crime scenes contain blood or other biohazards that pose a serious health risk. SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties responds immediately to safely clean the crime scene. After the police have finished processing the crime scene or accident, SERVPRO can begin the cleaning and restoration process of the following:



  • Evidence-gathering chemicals used by detectives and law enforcement

  • Fire extinguisher residue

  • Blood, tissue remnants, and bodily fluids

  • Pepper spray and tear gas residues


After a crime or death, our team will remove and dispose of bodily fluids or other potentially pathogenic substances. Our trained technicians follow OSHA and EPA protocols to get your environment back to being clean and safe. Our employees understand that these are not easy times and will always treat the people involved with empathy and respect. 


Need Trauma or Crime Scene Cleanup? Call Today – (269) 273-8777

SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties is Truly Here to Help

6/1/2017 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Cass & St. Joseph Counties takes pride in the community we serve. We want to do our part and make it the best it can be. Thank you, Linda, for these kind words. We are glad we could help make it “Like it never even happened.”

Customer Testimonial

“For 7 TO 10 DAYS I HAD RAW SEWAGE BEING PUMPED OUT OF MY SEWER PIPE BECAUSE THE LID CAME OFF FROM BUILT UP PRESSURE FROM A BLOCKAGE IN THE PIPE...WE FOUND OUT ON MEMORIAL WEEKEND... I HAD TO WAIT TILL TUESDAY TO CALL ANYONE... HOWEVER ON MONDAY I CALLED SERVPRO AND TALKED TO CHAD , I TOLD HIM I HAD INSURANCE AND THOUGHT I WAS COVERED. HE SAID HE WOULD BE HERE FIRST THING IN THE MORNING AT 9:00... HE SURE WAS, WE TALKED , HE LOOKED AT THE BASEMENT AND I CALLED MY INSURANCE AGENT.. WELL TO MUCH MY SURPRISE I WAS NOT COVERED FOR IT AT ALL..TALK ABOUT BEING DEVASTATED...CHAD SAID HIS MANAGER STEVE ?WAS COMING DOWN TO TALK TO ME ABOUT SETTING UP PAYMENTS..?BEING ON SOCIAL SECURITY SSI DISABILITY I WAS A LITTLE NERVOUS... BUT I TOLD CHAD TO PUT A LIEN ON MY HOUSE IF HE HAD TO..I HAD TO GET THAT MESS CLEANED UP..?IN A SHORT WHILE STEVE SHOWED UP..?HE CAME IN AND INTRODUCED HIMSELF AND PROCEEDED TO TELL ME LINDA THIS IS WHAT WE ARE GOING TO DO..WE ARE GOING TO DO THIS AT NO CHARGE TO YOU...I SAID WHAT !!?I started crying ,,,I COULDN'T BELIEVE IT!!!?WHAT A WONDERFUL GIFT ...I SAID OH THANK YOU SO MUCH ,I AM TRULY BLESSED....?THANK YOU SO MUCH STEVE , CHAD , AND THE YOUNG LADY THAT WAS HELPING?YOU ARE TRULY AWESOME  For 7 TO 10 DAYS I HAD RAW SEWAGE BEING PUMPED OUT OF MY SEWER PIPE BECAUSE THE LID CAME OFF FROM BUILT UP PRESSURE FROM A BLOCKAGE IN THE PIPE...WE FOUND OUT ON MEMORIAL WEEKEND... I HAD TO WAIT TILL TUESDAY TO CALL ANYONE... HOWEVER ON MONDAY I CALLED SERVPRO AND TALKED TO CHAD , I TOLD HIM I HAD INSURANCE AND THOUGHT I WAS COVERED. HE SAID HE WOULD BE HERE FIRST THING IN THE MORNING AT 9:00... HE SURE WAS, WE TALKED , HE LOOKED AT THE BASEMENT AND I CALLED MY INSURANCE AGENT.. WELL TO MUCH MY SURPRISE I WAS NOT COVERED FOR IT AT ALL..TALK ABOUT BEING DEVASTATED...CHAD SAID HIS MANAGER STEVE ?WAS COMING DOWN TO TALK TO ME ABOUT SETTING UP PAYMENTS..?BEING ON SOCIAL SECURITY SSI DISABILITY I WAS A LITTLE NERVOUS... BUT I TOLD CHAD TO PUT A LIEN ON MY HOUSE IF HE HAD TO..I HAD TO GET THAT MESS CLEANED UP..?IN A SHORT WHILE STEVE SHOWED UP..?HE CAME IN AND INTRODUCED HIMSELF AND PROCEEDED TO TELL ME LINDA THIS IS WHAT WE ARE GOING TO DO..WE ARE GOING TO DO THIS AT NO CHARGE TO YOU...I SAID WHAT !!?I started crying ,,,I COULDN'T BELIEVE IT!!!?WHAT A WONDERFUL GIFT ...I SAID OH THANK YOU SO MUCH ,I AM TRULY BLESSED....?THANK YOU SO MUCH STEVE , CHAD , AND THE YOUNG LADY THAT WAS HELPING?YOU ARE TRULY AWESOME ” -- Linda in Cassopolis, MI