Winter Safety Reminders

As we dust off our down comforters, freshen our winter coats, and warm up our apple cider, it’s the time of year that we enjoy curling up with loved ones under the comfort of warm blankets by the crackle of a fireplace.  If you don’t have a fireplace, you might plug in your space heater...

Addressing Seasonal Affective Disorder

Many people are familiar with the winter routine: bleak, overcast days, sloshing through piles of dirty snow, wind-bitten noses, and what seems like weeks until the next bright sunny day.  There is a word in the Danish language that seeks to combat the anxiety and distress that winter can bring: hygge.

What to Do in an Unattended Death

Unattended death is defined as anyone who passes away without supervision. If left for a certain length of time, unattended deaths can result in a body that decomposes. Finding a loved one who has passed away is devastating, but finding a decomposing body can be even more traumatic.

Homicide Prevention

The homicide rate in Chicago is higher than most cities in the US. This past weekend alone saw 74 people shot in Chicago, 12 of them fatally. Because homicide cleanup is our core business - and our family has also experienced homicide personally - we have strong opinions about the issue and have developed ideas about solutions to preventing homicide.

Suicide Prevention

As crime scene cleanup and suicide cleanup professionals, we see more tragedy than most people. We wanted to take a moment to provide some education around this important topic and provide some helpful resources for anyone considering suicide.

Why You Shouldn’t Clean up Blood Yourself

Accidents and crimes happen every day. Some of these incidents result in blood spills. While it may seem like the right thing to do at the time, victims of violent crimes and accidents should never attempt to clean up areas with blood for several important reasons: Psychological & Emotional Safety Going through a bloody accident [...]

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