How can we help?

We Clean and Disinfect Surfaces Using the Latest CDC And Government Guidelines.

We will clean and apply an appropriate EPA registered disinfectant in accordance with the application directions provided by the manufactures label. Although no currently available antimicrobial has been tested against the SARS-CoV-2, American Catastrophe Emergency Services is using the latest information available from the EPA as well as chemical manufactures to ensure we use the best products available. We use the most powerful professional grade germicidal cleaners available and that are on the EPA recommended list of approved cleaners. Please call us to discuss your cleaning needs and get more information.

surface-cleaning-services-equipment

How Do We Disinfect Surfaces?

The recent “Coronavirus or COVID-19” has gained a notorious reputation in a short amount of time. The nature of the virus is difficult to treat because of the latent effects the virus exhibits. Most people who become infected with COVID-19 don’t show symptoms for up to two weeks, making it extremely difficult to track and even more difficult to contain.

American Catastrophe Emergency Services adheres to all OSHA, CDC and IICRC procedures, protocols and guidelines. For example, the recent outbreak for coronavirus is still novel, so we continuously consult with update to the minute solutions from and information from the CDC, in this situation.

American Catastrophe Emergency Services Adheres to all CDC guidelines using broad spectrum disinfectants to kill viruses and bacterium. All surfaces are wiped down and decontaminate is applied with fogging as well as chemical wipe down. Full-body PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) based on CDC guidelines is worn by all technicians.

What’s the Cleaning Process & Areas of Disinfection?

American Catastrophe Emergency Services follows all CDC protocols in regard to cleaning areas that might be contaminated. We will clean and disinfect any business or home large or small! We disinfect the entire area with antimicrobial fogging machines using EPA-registered disinfectants.

Then do a thorough cleaning of high-touch surfaces (e.g., tables, hard-backed chairs, doorknobs, light switches, remotes, handles, desks, toilets, sinks) by spraying and wiping with powerful EPA approved broad spectrum disinfectants. In as little as an hour after our technicians are done cleaning the space may be occupied.

Disease and Outbreaks are profoundly serious. Should you believe to be in a contaminated area, call immediately for assistance. Do not take chances with your health, call American Catastrophe Emergency Services For Surface Decontamination Disinfection Application Services Call (888) 832-4139

Our Service Areas

Questions?

What are some recommendations for employers during the COVID-19 pandemic?

A: Make a visual inspection of the employee for signs of illness, which could include flushed cheeks, sweating inappropriately for ambient temperature, or difficulty with ordinary tasks. Conduct temperature and symptom screening

How long does the coronavirus live on surfaces?

A: Scientists found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can be detected in aerosols for up to three hours and on plastic and stainless-steel surfaces for up to three days. The findings emphasize the importance of hand washing and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces to protect against infection.

What is the difference between cleaning and disinfecting for COVID-19?

A: Cleaning physically removes germs, dirt, and impurities from surfaces or objects by using soap (or detergent) and water. This process does not necessarily kill germs, but by removing them, it lowers their numbers and the risk of spreading infection.

What solutions can be used to disinfect surfaces during the COVID-19 pandemic?

A: For disinfection, diluted household bleach solutions, alcohol solutions with at least 70% alcohol, and most common EPA-registered disinfectant should be effective.

How long does it take alcohol disinfectants to kill COVID-19 on surfaces?

A: Solutions of 70% alcohol should be left on surfaces for 30 seconds (including cellphones) to ensure they will kill viruses. Pure (100%) alcohol evaporates too quickly for such use.

Can I use disinfectant sprays for effective cleaning during the COVID-19 pandemic?

A: Spray disinfectants, like Lysol Disinfecting Spray, kills up to 99.9 percent of fungi, viruses, and bacteria. Simply spray the possibly infected areas, like doorknobs and furniture, and let the spray do its work, making for easy cleaning.

How long does COVID-19 survive on clothes?

A: Research suggests that COVID-19 doesn’t survive for long on clothing, compared to hard surfaces, and exposing the virus to heat may shorten its life. A study published in found that at room temperature, COVID-19 was detectable on fabric for up to two days, compared to seven days for plastic and metal.

How to clean and disinfect your home where someone might be sick with COVID-19?

A: 

  • Close off areas used by someone that has or may have COVID-19 and do not use these areas until after cleaning and disinfecting.
  • Wait at least 24 hours before cleaning and disinfecting.
  • If 24 hours is not feasible, wait as long as possible.
  • Provide staff with training about the safe and correct use and storage of cleaning and disinfection products, including storing products securely away from children and pets
Who is the IICRC?

A: The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification, more commonly known as the IICRC, is a certification and standard-setting non profit organization for the inspection, cleaning, and restoration industries. … The organization formulates health and safety related industry standards for built environment.

HOW LONG DOES A IICRC CERTIFICATION LAST?

A: ALL CERTIFIED TECHNICIANS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE ONGOING EDUCATION TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR RENEWAL. HOW MANY CECS DO I NEED? 14 CECS (HOURS) EVERY FOUR YEARS. MASTER AND INSPECTOR CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRE 14 CECS (HOURS) EVERY TWO YEARS.

What is AMRT certification?

A: The Applied Microbial Remediation Technician (AMRT) certification covers mold and sewage remediation techniques to individuals engaged in property management, property restoration, IEQ investigations, or other related professions.