Bio-One Of Chula Vista decontamination and biohazard cleaning services

For the 3rd Time, Bio-One Appeared on the Inc. 5000, Ranking No. 4,365

Denver, CO August 19, 2022 – Inc. revealed that Bio-One is No. 4,365 on its annual Inc. 5000
list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list
represents a one-of-a-kind look at the most successful companies within the economy’s most
dynamic segment—its independent businesses. Facebook, Chobani, Under Armour, Microsoft,
Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees
on the Inc. 5000. 
 
Sandi Ellis, President of Bio-One, had this to say about the achievement: “We are honored to be
recognized and this is only possible because of our amazing Bio-One owners across the United
States. Every Bio-One owner works hard in their community, and we thank them for their time,
dedication, and sacrifices.”
 
The companies on the 2022 Inc. 5000 have not only been successful, but have also
demonstrated resilience amid supply chain woes, labor shortages, and the ongoing impact of
Covid-19. Among the top 500, the average median three-year revenue growth rate soared to
2,144 percent. Together, those companies added more than 68,394 jobs over the past three
years. 
 
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that
can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000. The
top 500 companies are featured in the September issue of Inc. magazine, which will be
available on August 23. 
 
“The accomplishment of building one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., in light of
recent economic roadblocks, cannot be overstated,” said Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc.
“Inc. is thrilled to honor the companies that have established themselves through innovation,
hard work, and rising to the challenges of today.” 
 
Ellis said, “While the ranking is a wonderful reflection of the company’s growth in the past 12
years, I am also excited for the future of Bio-One. We’re investing in new technology, improving
our digital strategies, and are in the middle of launching a new brand. It’s an exciting time to be
part of Bio-One!”
 
Bio-One Inc. is the first crime and trauma scene cleaning franchise with over 125 locations.
Each location is owned and operated locally by caring members of their respective
communities. In an effort to boost business growth and impact more areas, Bio-One was
acquired by Five Star Franchising last year. Bio-One has been ranked in Entrepreneur
magazine’s
43rd Annual Franchise 500 for 2022, and in 2021 placed number one in
Entrepreneur’s Best of the Best for Crime Scene Cleaning and Trauma Scene Cleaning.
  
 
CONTACT:
 
Sandi Ellis
(303) 625-6543
Sandi.Ellis@BioOneInc.com

 
More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 
 
Methodology 

Companies on the 2022 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from
2018 to 2021. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by
March 31, 2018. They must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not
subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2021. (Since then, some on
the list may have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2018 is
$100,000; the minimum for 2021 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline
applicants for subjective reasons. Growth rates used to determine company rankings were
calculated to four decimal places. The top 500 companies on the Inc. 5000 are featured in Inc.
magazine’s September issue. The entire Inc. 5000 can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000
 
About Inc. 
The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools,
connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content
reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including
websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced
every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held
businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000
gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive
community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The
associated Inc. 5000 Conference & Gala is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke
events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com.
 
For more information on the Inc. 5000 Conference & Gala, visit http://conference.inc.com/.

3 Steps to Get Rid of Cat Pee Smell from Your Carpets and Furniture - Photo credit: @ludmilanaumova1985 - Freepik

If you have a cat, chances are you're familiar with the occasional (or not so occasional) cat urine smell. And if you have carpets or furniture, chances are you've also experienced the frustration of getting rid of that stink, which is known to be one of the worst smelling urine (almost as bad a skunk spray!)

 

Fortunately, you can do a few things to get rid of the cat pees' smell from your carpets and furniture. One of the main reasons to get rid of the cat pee smell is because of the health hazards it can pose. Cat urine usually leaves a strong ammonia smell, which is a toxic gas. Inhaling too much of it can cause respiratory problems, and it can also irritate your skin and eyes.

 

At Bio-One, we specialize in odor removal. We use a unique process to remove odors from your home or business, and we guarantee that the area will be fresh and stink-free in no time. If you're looking for a way to get rid of the cat pee smell, here are three simple steps to get rid of that pesky stink!

 

Step One: Remove Any Source of Cat Urine Odor

 

The first step to getting rid of the cat pee smell is to remove any urine-soaked materials from your carpets or furniture. This includes anything that may have been peed on and any absorbent materials that soaked up urine (such as towels or rags). You can treat these areas with an enzyme cleaner. Enzyme cleaners break down the urine proteins, which causes the smell.

 

Step Two: Clean and Sanitize

 

Once you've removed the urine, the next step is to clean and sanitize the affected area. This will help to remove any lingering bacteria that could cause the smell to come back. You can use a standard cleaning solution or make your own by mixing 1 part vinegar with three parts water. Cat urine stains may be hard to remove,  so you may need to use a carpet cleaner, enzymatic cleaners, or call a professional.

 

Step Three: Deodorize

 

The last step is to deodorize the area to ensure the cat pee smell doesn't come back. You can do this by using a commercial odor removal product, or you can make your own by mixing 1 cup of baking soda with 2 cups of water.  Once you've made the mixture, apply it to the affected area and let it sit for at least 30 minutes. You can then vacuum it up.

 

Pro tip: The 9 Best Odor Eliminators of 2022 - The Spruce.

 

Following these simple steps, you can eliminate the cat pee smell from your carpets and furniture. And if you ever have questions, our Bio-One team is always here to help!

 

Tips for keeping your house clean if you have cats

 

If you have cats, you know they can be darling creatures that make wonderful companions. But you also know that they can be little devils when leaving cat hair balls, vomit, and making a mess in your home. Cats are known for knocking over plants, scratching furniture, and spraying urine everywhere (male cats when they're not sterilized).

 

Having cats shouldn't be a reason for unpleasant odors in your home.  Learn how to get rid of cat urine odor in house, by following these tips: 

 

Clean up urine accidents immediately

 

As soon as you see or smell urine, deal with it right away. The longer urine sits, the harder it is to remove the odor, and it can leave stains on hardwood floors.

 

Baking soda is an effective and natural way to clean up pet urine. The baking soda will help neutralize cat smells and make cleaning easier. First, blot up as much urine as possible with paper towels. Then, sprinkle baking soda over the area and let it sit for at least 30 minutes. After the baking soda has had time to work, vacuum it up, and the area should be clean and odor-free.

 

Prevent your cats from peeing in the same spot again

 

Once an area has been soiled with urine, your cat will likely make that their cat pee spot to urinate again. To prevent this from happening, make sure their litter box is always clean and encourage your cat to use it. You can also try placing double-sided tape or aluminum foil in the area to deter your cat from urinating there.

Keep your cats' litter boxes clean

 

A dirty litter box is one of the main reasons cats start urinating outside, not to mention the house will smell worse if you're not hygienic regarding your cat's sanitary conditions. Be sure to clean the litter box daily and change the litter completely every week. If your cat is resistant to using a clean litter box, try a different type of litter or litter box.

 

Don't overlook other odors

 

Cats can also cause odors in your home by bringing in dirt and pollen on their fur or by vomiting. Be sure to brush your cats regularly and clean up any vomit immediately.  You can also try using an air purifier to help remove any odors from your home. By following these tips, you can keep your house clean and fresh-smelling, regardless of your number of cats.

Bio-One Chula Vista - Cleaning and sanitation technician

HELP FIRST, BUSINESS SECOND!

 

Bio-One is ready to address issues caused by unanticipated circumstances such as death and serious trauma at any time. We deploy our certified and experienced technicians as soon as possible so you can focus on more important things while the recovery process begins.

Cleaning, Sanitation, & Decontamination Services

 

  • Crime scene cleanup

  • Trauma scene cleanup

  • Biohazard cleanup

  • Blood spill and bodily fluids cleanup

  • Undiscovered death cleanup

  • Homicide/Suicide cleanup

  • Feces and urine cleanup

  • Mold Remediation

  • Water damage restoration

  • Odor removal

  • Nicotine stain removal

  • Virus disinfection

  • Emergency vehicle decontamination

  • Tear gas cleanup

Hoarding cleanup and recovery services

 

Locally owned, Bio-One of Chula Vista works closely with emergency responders, hoarding task forces, public service agencies, and other organizations to provide the most efficient service possible:

 

  • Hoarding cleanup

  • Animal hoarding cleanup

  • Decluttering

  • Gross filth cleanup

  • Deep clean

  • Junk removal

  • Hazardous waste disposal

PROUDLY SERVING SAN DIEGO COUNTY & SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES

 

We proudly serve the San Diego County location and surrounding cities and communities: Chula Vista, San Diego, National City, Lemon Grove, Spring Valley, El Cajon, Santee, Lakeside, Coronado, La Mesa, Imperial Beach, Bonita, Alpine, and surrounding communities.

We are proud National City Chamber of Commerce members and an approved HomeAdvisor company. We always offer free estimates for our services and are available 24/7! Contact us at 619-892-1744.

Published by:

Rafael Alemán.

The Messy Reality of Hoarding Clean Up: Why You Need Professional Help

Hoarding is the excessive collection of items, even if the items are of little or no value. Hoarding often creates such an overwhelming amount of clutter that homes become unlivable. This not only causes distress for the hoarder but for family members and friends who may live with or near them. While some people may be able to clean up their homes on their own, many need professional help in order to do so.

 

If you or someone you know is struggling with hoarding, it is important to seek out professional help. While trying and cleaning up the hoard on your own may be tempting, it is often a daunting and overwhelming task. Professional hoarder clean-up crews are trained to deal with the unique challenges of cleaning up a hoarder's home. They have the knowledge, experience, and resources to complete the job quickly and efficiently.

The Messy Reality of Hoarding Clean Up

 

One of the dangers of hoarder clean-up is the potential for injuries. Hoarders' homes are often filled with cluttered, narrow spaces and trip hazards. This can make it easy for cleaners to trip and fall or cut themselves on sharp objects. In addition, many hoarders' homes contain hazardous materials, such as rotting food, mold, and asbestos. These materials can pose serious health risks if not properly handled.

 

Another danger of hoarder clean-up is the potential for emotional distress. Many hoarders have a deep attachment to their belongings and may become agitated or even violent when someone tries to remove them. Cleaners must be prepared to deal with emotional outbursts and may need to have law enforcement on standby in case the situation escalates.

Bio-One Chula Vista - hoarder clean up kitchen before

Despite the challenges, hoarder cleanup is essential to restoring a safe and livable environment. If you or someone you know is struggling with hoarding, don't hesitate to reach out for professional help.

 

Learn more: Staging a Hoarding Intervention - Anxiety & Depression Association of America.

 

Why You Need Professional Help

 

Cleaning up a hoarder's home is a challenging and dangerous task that is best left to professionals. Professional hoarder clean-up crews are trained to deal with the unique challenges of cleaning up a hoarder's home. They have the knowledge, experience, and resources to complete the job quickly and efficiently. In addition, they can provide emotional support to hoarders and their loved ones during the cleaning process.

 

Professional hoarder clean up crews can help restore a safe and livable environment. Contact us now to learn how Bio-One's cleaning technicians can bring support to you or your loved one during this transition.

Bio-One Chula Vista - Kitchen cleared after hoarding clean up

Bio-One of Chula Vista - The Right Choice for Professional Hoarding Cleanup

 

When it comes to hoarder cleanup, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Cleaning up and restoring a home can be quite daunting depending on the severity of the hoarding problem and the type of materials being hoarded. That's why it's important to seek professional help when dealing with hoarder cleanup.

 

Bio-One of Chula Vista is a professional hoarding cleanup company with the experience and expertise to deal with even the most severe hoarder situations. We understand the unique challenges of hoarder cleanup, and we have the training and equipment to get the job done right.

 

When you call Bio-One of Chula Vista, you can rest assured that your home will be treated with the utmost care and respect. 

We will work diligently to clean up the hoarder situation and work with you to develop a plan to prevent future hoarding problems. If you or someone you know is dealing with a hoarding problem, contact us now, and you will speak with our owner directly.

HELP FIRST, BUSINESS SECOND!

 

Bio-One is ready to address issues caused by unanticipated circumstances such as death and serious trauma at any time. We deploy our certified and experienced technicians as soon as possible so you can focus on more important things while the recovery process begins.

Cleaning, Sanitation, & Decontamination Services

 

  • Crime scene cleanup

  • Trauma scene cleanup

  • Biohazard cleanup

  • Blood spill and bodily fluids cleanup

  • Undiscovered death cleanup

  • Homicide/Suicide cleanup

  • Feces and urine cleanup

  • Mold Remediation

  • Water damage restoration

  • Odor removal

  • Nicotine stain removal

  • Virus disinfection

  • Emergency vehicle decontamination

  • Tear gas cleanup

Hoarding cleanup and recovery services

 

Locally owned, Bio-One of Chula Vista works closely with emergency responders, hoarding task forces, public service agencies, and other organizations to provide the most efficient service possible:

 

  • Hoarding cleanup

  • Animal hoarding cleanup

  • Decluttering

  • Gross filth cleanup

  • Deep clean

  • Junk removal

  • Hazardous waste disposal

PROUDLY SERVING SAN DIEGO COUNTY & SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES

 

We proudly serve the San Diego County location and surrounding cities and communities: Chula Vista, San Diego, National City, Lemon Grove, Spring Valley, El Cajon, Santee, Lakeside, Coronado, La Mesa, Imperial Beach, Bonita, Alpine, and surrounding communities.

We are proud National City Chamber of Commerce members and an approved HomeAdvisor company. We always offer free estimates for our services and are available 24/7! Contact us at 619-892-1744.

Published by:

Rafael Alemán.

The Dangers of Hoarding: How it Can Affect Your Health & Your Life

Hoarding is a serious problem that can affect your health and your life. If you or someone you know is struggling with hoarding, it's important to understand its dangers and know that help is closer than you might think. If you're unsure how to clean hoarding situations, our professional cleaners at Bio-One of Chula Vista are available 24/7 to make the remediation process easy for everyone involved.

 

Health Risks Associated with Hoarding

 

Hoarding can have a serious impact on your health. One of the most obvious risks is fire. If your home is filled with clutter, it's a much greater fire hazard. Clutter can also block exits and make evacuations difficult in the event of a fire.

 

Hoarding can also lead to falls and other injuries. If your home is cluttered, you are at a greater risk of falling and injuring yourself. Hoarding can also make it difficult for first responders to get to you in an emergency.

 

If you or someone you know is struggling with hoarding, it's important to seek help. Many resources are available to help you clean up your home and get your life back on track. Never wait until it's too late!

 

How Hoarding Can Affect a Person's Life

 

Hoarding can have a profound effect on a person's life. It can cause isolation and loneliness, as well as financial problems. Hoarding can also lead to family conflict and strained relationships. In severe cases, hoarding can be dangerous and pose a health and safety risk.

 

What can you do?

 

Treatment for hoarding disorder may also be an option. If you are worried about a loved one, here are some resources that can offer assistance:

 

  • The National Alliance on Mental Illness: NAMI provides support, education, and advocacy for people with mental illness and their loved ones.

 

  • The International OCD Foundation: The IOCDF is a nonprofit organization that works to help people with OCD and related disorders.

 

  • The Anxiety and Depression Association of America: The ADAA is a national nonprofit organization that helps people with anxiety, depression, and other mental health conditions.

 

  • Mental Health America: MHA is a national nonprofit organization that works to improve the mental health of all Americans.

 

These organizations can provide information and resources about hoarding disorder and compulsive hoarding. They can also help you find treatment and support. If you are worried about someone you know, don't hesitate to ask for help.

 

If you or a family member is getting the help they need to overcome hoarding and are now looking for someone to assist with the cleanup process, Bio-One can help. We are a hoarding cleanup company with years of experience disinfecting and decontaminating homes from hoarding scenarios.

Bio-One Chula Vista - Clean hoarding scenario before

HELP FIRST, BUSINESS SECOND!

 

Bio-One is ready to address issues caused by unanticipated circumstances such as death and serious trauma at any time. We deploy our certified and experienced technicians as soon as possible so you can focus on more important things while the recovery process begins.

Cleaning, Sanitation, & Decontamination Services

 

  • Crime scene cleanup

  • Trauma scene cleanup

  • Biohazard cleanup

  • Blood spill and bodily fluids cleanup

  • Undiscovered death cleanup

  • Homicide/Suicide cleanup

  • Feces and urine cleanup

  • Mold Remediation

  • Water damage restoration

  • Odor removal

  • Nicotine stain removal

  • Virus disinfection

  • Emergency vehicle decontamination

  • Tear gas cleanup

Hoarding cleanup and recovery services

 

Locally owned, Bio-One of Chula Vista works closely with emergency responders, hoarding task forces, public service agencies, and other organizations to provide the most efficient service possible:

 

  • Hoarding cleanup

  • Animal hoarding cleanup

  • Decluttering

  • Gross filth cleanup

  • Deep clean

  • Junk removal

  • Hazardous waste disposal

PROUDLY SERVING SAN DIEGO COUNTY & SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES

 

We proudly serve the San Diego County location and surrounding cities and communities: Chula Vista, San Diego, National City, Lemon Grove, Spring Valley, El Cajon, Santee, Lakeside, Coronado, La Mesa, Imperial Beach, Bonita, Alpine, and surrounding communities.

We are proud National City Chamber of Commerce members and an approved HomeAdvisor company. We always offer free estimates for our services and are available 24/7! Contact us at 619-892-1744.

Published by:

Rafael Alemán.

Bio-One CV - How to Declutter & Clean Hoarding without Feeling Overwhelmed

If you or someone you know is struggling with hoarding, it can be difficult to know how to help. The first step is understanding what Hoarding Disorder (HD) is and why it's important to have a mental health professional help. Hoarding cleaning means decluttering and cleaning up a hoarder's home. While it can be a daunting task, it's important to remember that hoarders are not lazy or messy people.

A family member struggling with hoarding tendencies often deals with anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues that make it difficult to keep their homes clean and organized. If you're feeling overwhelmed by the thought of cleaning a hoarder's house, don't worry. We've got some tips to help you get started. Our restoration technicians at Bio-One of Chula Vista are ready to help ease the cleanup process.

 

Understand What Hoarding Disorder Is

 

Hoarding Disorder (HD) is a mental health disorder persistent inability to discard or give away possessions because of an unreasonable need to save them. Regardless of how useful a hoarding cleaning service may appear, a person with HD dreads the prospect of losing their belongings.

 

While people with HD may accumulate many items, they don’t need or use, they may also hoard useless items like newspapers, old magazines, food, or clothes. These hoardings can take up so much space that the person’s home becomes cluttered and unusable. Occasionally, hoarders may live in squalor, with little room to move or even sit.

Bio-One Chula Vista - Hoard cleaning in kitchen before

The Importance of Having a Mental Health Professional Help

 

A hoarder’s mental state is so mired in their hoard that it can be difficult for them to let go of anything, even if it’s garbage. That’s why it’s important to have professional help with the hoard cleaning process.

Bio-One Chula Vista - Hoard cleaning in kitchen after

A mental health professional can help better understand hoarding situations and how it impacts their lives. They can also help develop a plan to deal with the hoarding in a way that is less distressing for the hoarder.

 

If you or someone you know is dealing with hoarding disorder, don’t hesitate to find professional help. A hoarder’s house is not only cluttered and unsanitary but can also be dangerous. Fires, for example, start more easily in homes with excessive clutter, and it's also a place for rodents, cockroaches, and other pest infestations.

 

A professional cleaning company can make all the difference in helping hoarders get their lives back on track. At Bio-One, our technicians utilize protective gear and cleaning supplies to restore homes to safe, adequate living conditions while recovering all salvageable items and removing all the discarded items.

Tips for Decluttering and Cleaning Up a hoarder's Home

 

1. Start small. Don't try to tackle the entire hoard at once. Choose one area or one type of item to focus on and go from there.

 

2. Sort items into categories. You might find all sorts of times during a hoarder house cleaning. Organize things in at least three categories: things you need for the home, things that could be stored in a designated area of the home, and things that you don't need, even if they're in good condition.

3. Donate items that are in good condition. There's no need to keep hoarder items that can be reused by others.

 

4. Discard items that are damaged or beyond repair. These items are taking up valuable space and will only continue to accumulate dust.

 

5. Create a storage plan. Once you've decluttered, devise a plan for storing the items you're keeping. This will help to prevent future hoarder buildup.

 

Following these tips, you can begin cleaning up a hoarder's home. Remember to take it one step at a time, and you'll eventually get through the entire project. If you're feeling overwhelmed and don't know how to address hoarding, Bio-One is ready to help. We can safely dispose of any items from the property.

Bio-One Chula Vista - Hoarding cleanup technicians

HELP FIRST, BUSINESS SECOND!

 

Bio-One is ready to address issues caused by unanticipated circumstances such as death and serious trauma at any time. We deploy our certified and experienced technicians as soon as possible so you can focus on more important things while the recovery process begins.

Cleaning, Sanitation, & Decontamination Services

 

  • Crime scene cleanup

  • Trauma scene cleanup

  • Biohazard cleanup

  • Blood spill and bodily fluids cleanup

  • Undiscovered death cleanup

  • Homicide/Suicide cleanup

  • Feces and urine cleanup

  • Mold Remediation

  • Water damage restoration

  • Odor removal

  • Nicotine stain removal

  • Virus disinfection

  • Emergency vehicle decontamination

  • Tear gas cleanup

Hoarding cleanup and recovery services

 

Locally owned, Bio-One of Chula Vista works closely with emergency responders, hoarding task forces, public service agencies, and other organizations to provide the most efficient service possible:

 

  • Hoarding cleanup

  • Animal hoarding cleanup

  • Decluttering

  • Gross filth cleanup

  • Deep clean

  • Junk removal

  • Hazardous waste disposal

PROUDLY SERVING SAN DIEGO COUNTY & SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES

 

We proudly serve the San Diego County location and surrounding cities and communities: Chula Vista, San Diego, National City, Lemon Grove, Spring Valley, El Cajon, Santee, Lakeside, Coronado, La Mesa, Imperial Beach, Bonita, Alpine, and surrounding communities.

We are proud National City Chamber of Commerce members and an approved HomeAdvisor company. We always offer free estimates for our services and are available 24/7! Contact us at 619-892-1744.

Published by:

Rafael Alemán.

How Bio-One Can Help you Safely Clean Up a Hoarder's Home

If you've ever had to deal with the aftermath of a hoarding situation, you know how difficult and dangerous it can be. Hoarders often accumulate large quantities of junk and debris, creating unsafe and unsanitary conditions in their homes.

 

Bio-One is a professional cleaning company specializing in safely cleaning and restoring homes that hoarders have impacted. We use the latest technology and equipment to clean and disinfect homes, and our highly trained experts have the experience and knowledge to handle even the most challenging cases.

 

If you or a family member is dealing with hoarding disorder or other mental health problems, don't try to tackle it alone. Here's how our professional cleaners can help you.

The dangers of hoarder homes

 

While most people think of compulsive hoarding as quirky characters on reality television, the truth is that hoarding can pose serious risks to both the victim and those around them. Hoarders often live in cluttered homes and are crammed with possessions, creating unsanitary living conditions and posing several hazards.

 

In extreme cases,  hoarder homes may even be structurally unsound due to the weight of the hoard. Hoarding can also lead to social isolation, as hoarders may be embarrassed about the state of their homes and withdraw from friends and family.

Bio-One Chula Vista - Hoarding cleanup clutter in hoarded home

Fire hazards, physical hazards, and health hazards

 

Hoarding can pose fire hazards. The clutter in a hoarder's home can block exits and make it difficult to escape in the event of a fire. In addition, the accumulation of flammable materials such as newspapers and packaging can create a serious fire risk.

Bio-One Chula Vista - Hoarding cleanup clutter in living room

Hoarding can also create physical hazards. The cluttered nature of a hoarder's home can make it challenging to move around, and tripping hazards are common. In addition, hoarders may have difficulty accessing basic amenities such as the kitchen and bathroom, which can lead to health problems.

 

Animal Hoarding - A Public Health Issue

 

Animal hoarding is a public health issue. Hoarded animals often live in unsanitary conditions and are at risk of disease. In addition, the animals may not receive proper care and may be malnourished.

 

Animal hoarding can also pose a danger to the hoarder. The hoarder may become overwhelmed by the number of animals and may be unable to care for them properly. In addition, the hoarder may become emotionally attached to the animals and may be reluctant to give them up. If you suspect that someone you know is hoarding animals, it is important to contact a professional who can help address the problem. Animal hoarding is a serious issue and should not be ignored.

How Bio-One can help

 

If you or a loved one is dealing with a hoarding situation, Bio-One can help. We specialize in safely cleaning and restoring homes impacted by hoarders. Our highly trained experts use the latest technology and equipment to clean and disinfect homes, and we have the experience and knowledge to handle even the most challenging cases.

 

Our process for cleaning up hoarder homes

Our process for our hoarding cleanup service is simple yet very effective. The most important part of this process is ensuring that the individuals and their family members are comfortable and calm. Here's how our professional organizers approach the cleanup process:

 

  • A call is made to our hoarding cleaning technicians: Whenever Bio-One is called for a hoarding cleaning service, we make sure to let our potential customers know that they will receive a personalized, free estimate. Typically, one of our technicians arrives on-scene and offers a customized solution based on their needs, expectations, and goals.

 

  • Diligent and efficient: If the person agrees to move forward with our cleaning services, we usually deploy a small team to get the job done promptly.

 

  • Caring for all personal belongings: Bio-One's restoration technicians undergo extensive training to show compassion and deep understanding throughout the clutter removal process. We understand these are complicated situations and how delicate it might be to have strangers looking and touching a person's items. We strive to be mindful of all possessions, consulting with the families and people involved on what things should be discarded or thrown away and which items should be kept at home.

  • Recovering items of value: Our technicians are careful and mindful of essential items such as legal documents, collectibles, identifications, credit cards, etc.

 

  • Safely removing all potential biohazards: Hoarded homes usually carry hazardous situations like dead animals, rotten food, mold growth, and severe clutter. Our specialists are trained to tackle these scenarios safely.

 

  • Follow up - Make sure the client is 100% satisfied: If for some reason you need help with anything related to moving forward to a better life, our specialists can provide as much support as the person and family need.

 

Bio-One is uniquely qualified to help you clean up a hoarder's home safely and effectively. Our team of certified professionals has the training and experience necessary to handle even the most challenging situations. We will work with you to create a plan that meets your specific needs and ensures that your home is safe and clean.

Bio-One Chula Vista - Hoarding cleanup clutter removed after

HELP FIRST, BUSINESS SECOND!

 

Bio-One is ready to address issues caused by unanticipated circumstances such as death and trauma at any time. We deploy our certified and experienced technicians as soon as possible so you can focus on more important things while the recovery process begins.

Cleaning, Sanitation, & Decontamination Services

 

  • Crime scene cleanup

  • Trauma scene cleanup

  • Biohazard cleanup

  • Blood spill and bodily fluids cleanup

  • Undiscovered death cleanup

  • Homicide/Suicide cleanup

  • Feces and urine cleanup

  • Mold remediation

  • Water damage restoration

  • Odor removal

  • Nicotine stain removal

  • Virus disinfection

  • Emergency vehicle decontamination

  • Tear gas cleanup

Hoarding cleanup and recovery services

 

Locally owned, Bio-One of Chula Vista works closely with emergency responders, hoarding task forces, public service agencies, and other organizations to provide the most efficient service possible:

 

  • Hoarding cleanup

  • Animal hoarding cleanup

  • Decluttering

  • Gross filth cleanup

  • Deep clean

  • Junk removal

  • Hazardous waste disposal

PROUDLY SERVING SAN DIEGO COUNTY & SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES

 

We proudly serve the San Diego County location and surrounding cities and communities: Chula Vista, San Diego, National City, Lemon Grove, Spring Valley, El Cajon, Santee, Lakeside, Coronado, La Mesa, Imperial Beach, Bonita, Alpine, and surrounding communities.

We are proud National City Chamber of Commerce members and an approved HomeAdvisor company. We always offer free estimates for our services and are available 24/7! Contact us at 619-892-1744.

Published by:

Rafael Alemán.

How Bio-One Can Remove Mold From Homes & Business Properties

Mold is a type of fungus that can grow both indoors and outdoors. It's important to know about mold and how it can affect your health, especially if you're considering buying or renting a new home or business.

Mold thrives in damp, dark, and humid environments, and can often be found in basements, crawl spaces, and bathrooms. Mold can cause a variety of health problems, including respiratory issues, skin irritation, and allergic reactions.

 

If you're dealing with mold in your home or business, a mold remediation professional like Bio-One can help you restore the areas to safe conditions. As Micro-certified mold remediation contractors, each one of our technicians goes through extensive training to properly sanitize any potential mold infestation.

Bio-One Chula Vista - Mold remediation technicians floor

Common Types of Mold growing Indoors

 

There are many different types of mold that can grow indoors, but some of the most common include:

 

  • Alternaria: This type of mold is often found in damp areas, such as showers and bathtubs. It can also be found on wallpaper, fabrics, and houseplants.

  • Aspergillus: This type of mold is commonly found in air conditioning units and humidifiers. It can also be found in dust, soil, and decaying leaves.

  • Cladosporium: This type of mold is often found on damp fabrics, such as carpets and upholstery. It can also be found on wood floors and cabinetry.

  • Penicillium: This type of mold is commonly found in insulation, fabric, and carpeting. It can also be found on wallpaper and painted surfaces.

  • Stachybotrys: This type of mold is often found in water-damaged areas, such as ceilings and walls. It can also be found on paper products, such as cardboard boxes and newspapers.

Bio-One Chula Vista - Damage restoration technicians mold

Symptoms of Mold Exposure

 

Mold exposure can lead to a number of health problems, including upper respiratory tract infections, coughing, wheezing, and watery eyes. Some people may also experience skin irritation, such as rashes. In people with asthma or other respiratory conditions, mold exposure can trigger an asthma attack. People with weakened immune systems are especially vulnerable to the effects of mold exposure.

 

How Bio-One can help

 

At Bio-One, we understand that when a tragedy occurs, the last thing you want to worry about is cleaning it up. Our certified and experienced professionals are here to help. We will work with you and your insurance company to ensure that the job is done right and that you can focus on what's most important - moving forward.

We can remediate mold from residential and business settings!

 

If you have mold in your home or office, we can help! We offer mold remediation services to remove mold from your property and help prevent it from returning. Mold spores travel through the air and may linger on the furnace and air conditioner systems,  on walls, ceilings, and floors, or on any number of surfaces.

If you have mold in your home or office, contact us today to schedule a free estimate! We have the experience and knowledge to safely and effectively remove mold, so you can rest assured that your property is in good hands.

Bio-One Chula Vista - Damage restoration technician

Bio-One Chula Vista - Mold technician removing mold from windows

HELP FIRST, BUSINESS SECOND!

 

Bio-One is ready to address issues caused by unanticipated circumstances such as death and serious trauma at any time. We deploy our certified and experienced technicians as soon as possible so you can focus on more important things while the recovery process begins.

 

Cleaning, sanitation, and decontamination services

 

  • Crime scene cleanup

  • Trauma scene cleanup

  • Biohazard cleanup

  • Blood spill and bodily fluids cleanup

  • Undiscovered death cleanup

  • Homicide/Suicide cleanup

  • Feces and urine cleanup

  • Mold remediation

  • Water damage restoration

  • Odor removal

  • Nicotine stain removal

  • Virus disinfection

  • Emergency vehicle decontamination

  • Tear gas cleanup

Hoarding cleanup and recovery services

 

Locally owned, Bio-One of Chula Vista works closely with emergency responders, hoarding task forces, public service agencies, and other organizations to provide the most efficient service possible:

 

  • Hoarding cleanup

  • Animal hoarding cleanup

  • Decluttering

  • Gross filth cleanup

  • Deep clean

  • Junk removal

  • Hazardous waste disposal

PROUDLY SERVING SAN DIEGO COUNTY & SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES

 

We proudly serve the San Diego County location and surrounding cities and communities: Chula Vista, San Diego, National City, Lemon Grove, Spring Valley, El Cajon, Santee, Lakeside, Coronado, La Mesa, Imperial Beach, Bonita, Alpine, and surrounding communities.

We are proud National City Chamber of Commerce members and an approved HomeAdvisor company. We always offer free estimates for our services and are available 24/7! Contact us at 619-892-1744.

Published by:

Rafael Alemán.

How Bio-One can help Remove Nicotine Stains and Smoke Odors

Cigarette smoke and nicotine stains are unsightly and can be difficult to remove. Here are some tips on how to get rid of these stains. If you, a business or property manager, find yourself struggling with removing cigarette stains from any household surfaces, you might need help from professionals.

 

At Bio-One of Chula Vista, our certified technicians are experts at removing nicotine stains, smoke, and other unpleasant odors from residential and commercial settings. Using the latest technology and procedures, we can ensure that dangerous biohazards are removed from hard surfaces like walls, carpets, plastic, and other materials safely and effectively.

Bio-One Chula Vista - Cleaning fogging technique technician

How we can help remove nicotine stains and smoke odors

 

Like most people, you probably don't enjoy dealing with stains and undesirable odors. They can be difficult to remove and often seem to reappear just when you think you've gotten rid of them for good. But there's no need to despair - Bio-One can help!

 

We specialize in removing all kinds of stains, including those pesky nicotine stains and smoke odors that can be so difficult to get rid of. Whether it's stained walls, furniture, carpets, or other fabrics, our certified technicians use the latest technologies and cleaning supplies to ensure that your home is clean and fresh - without any traces of nicotine or smoke.

 

Our process for removing nicotine stains and smoke odors

 

When it comes to getting rid of nicotine stains and smoke odors, the latest techniques are usually the most effective. For homes, cars, and businesses, ozone generators are often used to eliminate these smells.

 

The problem with trying to remove stains and odors yourself is that you might tackle the surface of the issue, but not the core problem. For example, most home cleaning tips include using white vinegar, rubbing alcohol, baking soda, or a cleaning solution with liquid dishwashing detergent in a spray bottle. None of these procedures guarantee that the odors and stained area will be remediated properly.

 

Common techniques used to professionally remove odors are fogging and, for smaller items, such as clothing or upholstery, our technicians employ EPA-approved chemicals and cleaning products to safely break down these types of stains and odors.

The benefits of using Bio-One to remove nicotine stains and smoke odors

 

Bio-One is the best company to trust for removing nicotine stains and smoke odors. We are experts in the field of cleanliness and have a wide range of experience in restoring homes and businesses back to their pre-loss condition.

 

The first thing our technicians will do is assess the situation and come up with a game plan. This will involve understanding the source of the nicotine stains and smoke odor, and the best way to remove them depending on the environment.

 

Once we have a plan, we will get to work right away. Our team is highly trained and experienced in removing all types of stains and odors, so you can rest assured that your home or business will be back to normal in no time.

Bio-One Chula Vista - Odor removal technician

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about our process, please contact us today. We always offer free estimates for our services!

HELP FIRST, BUSINESS SECOND!

 

Bio-One is ready to address issues caused by unanticipated circumstances such as death and serious trauma at any time. We deploy our certified and experienced technicians as soon as possible so you can focus on more important things while the recovery process begins.

 

Cleaning, sanitation, and decontamination services

 

  • Crime scene cleanup

  • Trauma scene cleanup

  • Biohazard cleanup

  • Blood spill and bodily fluids cleanup

  • Undiscovered death cleanup

  • Homicide/Suicide cleanup

  • Feces and urine cleanup

  • Mold remediation

  • Water damage restoration

  • Odor removal

  • Nicotine stain removal

  • Virus disinfection

  • Emergency vehicle decontamination

  • Tear gas cleanup

Bio-One Chula Vista - Gross filth odor removal technician

 

Hoarding cleanup and recovery services

 

Locally owned, Bio-One of Chula Vista works closely with emergency responders, hoarding task forces, public service agencies, and other organizations to provide the most efficient service possible:

 

 

  • Hoarding cleanup

  • Animal hoarding cleanup

  • Decluttering

  • Gross filth cleanup

  • Deep clean

  • Junk removal

  • Hazardous waste disposal

PROUDLY SERVING SAN DIEGO COUNTY & SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES

 

We proudly serve the San Diego County location and surrounding cities and communities: Chula Vista, San Diego, National City, Lemon Grove, Spring Valley, El Cajon, Santee, Lakeside, Coronado, La Mesa, Imperial Beach, Bonita, Alpine, and surrounding communities.

We are proud National City Chamber of Commerce members and an approved HomeAdvisor company. We always offer free estimates for our services and are available 24/7! Contact us at 619-892-1744.

Published by:

Rafael Alemán.

Common Dangers of Hoarded Homes & How Bio-One Can Help

Hoarding is a growing problem in the United States. When dealing with a hoarded property, it is crucial to take action immediately. Many dangers lure in hoarding environments: clutter, fire hazards, mobility issues, unsanitary conditions, rotten food, pests, vermin, and several biohazards.

 

At Bio-One of Chula Vista, we have the resources to help you, your family member, or your loved one declutter the area safely and effectively. We also have the expertise to get hoarders the help they need to overcome hoarding tendencies. Here are some common dangers hoarders may face in their homes and how a hoarding cleanup company like Bio-One can help.

Common dangers in hoarded properties

 

Hoarding can pose many dangers to the hoarded and the people around them. As research develops, hoarding is receiving the attention and recognition it deserves as a mental health condition by the American Psychiatric Association. Some common dangers associated with hoarding include:

 

Clutter

 

Clutter is one of the most obvious dangers in hoarded properties, and it can block exits, make it difficult to move around the house, and create tripping hazards. In a hoarding situation, there is often so much stuff that it becomes challenging to use appliances or furniture. Hoarders typically pile everyday items like books, newspapers, clothing, canned and frozen food, and even animals.

Inside of a hoarded home - Staircase. Photo credit: Bio-One Chula Vista.

Fire hazards

 

The accumulation of clutter and hoarded items can create serious fire hazards. In addition to blocking exits, piles of garbage can block heaters, vents, and air conditioners, leading to potential fires. Clutter, often flammable material, also makes it difficult for firefighters to enter the home and put out a fire in case of an emergency.

 

Bio-One's professional cleaners can help you safely and effectively eliminate the clutter. We understand that people may feel attached to these possessions, so we always work closely and carefully to recover any items of value.

Inside of a hoarded home - Cluttered kitchen. Photo credit: Bio-One Chula Vista.

Insect and vermin infestations

 

Hoarding often goes hand-in-hand with unsanitary conditions, leading to insect and vermin infestations. Rodents, cockroaches, and other pests are attracted to hoarded homes because of the food and water sources they provide. These infestations can spread disease, contaminate food, and damage the home's structure.

 

Bio-One's hoarding cleaning specialists can help you decontaminate your home or property from all biohazardous materials associated with dead animals and waste. In some cases, these sensitive situations require help from welfare organizations and public service agencies to address the problem. We'll go with you through the entire process.

Mold growth

 

Mold is another danger that can occur in hoarded homes due to unsanitary conditions. When mold spores come into contact with damp areas, they can start to grow and spread quickly. Mold growth can cause severe respiratory problems, especially for people who have allergies or asthma.

 

Bio-One of Chula Vista is a micro-certified mold remediation contractor. We can restore properties to safe, hazard-free conditions and work with other contractors to restore the areas to their original condition. Sometimes, mold remediation entails minor or significant repairs, depending on the level of damage.

Safety hazards

 

Tripping hazards are common in hoarded homes, as are other dangers such as sharp objects and electrical hazards. These dangers can pose a severe threat to the safety of both the hoarded and first responders.

 

Bio-One's hoarding cleanup services include removal of all hazardous materials, as well as cleaning and decontaminating the property. We also work with you to develop a plan to prevent future hoarding behavior.

 

If you or someone you know is dealing with hoarding, don't wait to get help. The dangers associated with hoarding are real and can have serious consequences. 

Inside of a hoarded home - Bedroom. Photo credit: Bio-One Chula Vista.

Mobility Issues

 

One common danger of hoarded properties is usually severe mobility issues. This means that it's hard to navigate the house; in some cases, people have even been known to trip over things and hurt themselves. If you have a hoarded property, it's essential to get help from a professional cleaning company like Bio-One. We can help you remove the clutter and get the home back to normal.

How Professionals can help

 

Hoarding is a mental disorder that can have a significant negative impact on an individual's life. If you or someone you know is struggling with hoarding, it's important to seek professional help. There are many resources available to help people with hoarding disorder, and treatment can be very effective.

 

With the right support, people with hoarding disorder can make significant progress in reducing hoarding behaviors. If you're not sure where to start, talking to your doctor or a mental health professional can be a good first step. There are also hoarding support groups available in many communities. 

Decluttered home - Staircase. Photo credit: Bio-One Chula Vista.

These groups can provide valuable information and support and can be a great way to connect with others dealing with similar issues.

 

Visit the Internation OCD Foundation to learn more about How HD affects families and How to help a loved one with HD.

Decluttered home - Kitchen. Photo credit: Bio-One Chula Vista.

If you're considering a hoarding cleanup service, whether during or after the individual has gotten the necessary help, it's important to choose a company that is experienced and reputable. At Bio-One, we always offer a free estimate for our remediation services. Contact us or give us a call to learn about our expertise, policies, and how we approach the cleanup process.

HELP FIRST, BUSINESS SECOND!

 

Bio-One is always prepared to address problems caused by unforeseen events such as death and severe trauma. We deploy our skilled staff as soon as feasible so you can focus on other essential matters before starting the recovery process.

Professional cleaning and recovery services

 

  • Crime scene cleanup

  • Trauma scene cleanup

  • Biohazard cleanup

  • Blood spill and bodily fluids cleanup

  • Undiscovered death cleanup

  • Homicide/Suicide cleanup

  • Feces and urine cleanup

  • Mold remediation

  • Water remediation

  • Odor removal

  • Nicotine stain removal

  • Virus disinfection

  • Emergency vehicle decontamination

  • Tear gas cleanup

 

Professional hoarding cleanup services

 

  • Hoarding cleanup

  • Animal hoarding cleanup

  • Decluttering

  • Gross filth cleanup

  • Deep clean

  • Junk removal

  • Hazardous waste disposal

Decluttered home - Bedroom. Photo credit: Bio-One Chula Vista.

PROUDLY SERVING SAN DIEGO COUNTY & SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES

 

Locally owned, Bio-One of Chula Vista works closely with emergency responders, hoarding task forces, public service agencies, and other organizations to provide the most efficient service possible. 

 

We proudly serve the San Diego County location and surrounding cities and communities: Chula Vista, San Diego, National City, Lemon Grove, Spring Valley, El Cajon, Santee, Lakeside, Coronado, La Mesa, Imperial Beach, Bonita, Alpine, and surrounding communities.

We are proud National City Chamber of Commerce members and an approved HomeAdvisor company. We always offer free estimates for our services and are available 24/7! Contact us at 619-892-1744.

Published by:

Rafael Alemán.

Biohazards in Homeless Encampments: How Bio-One Can Help

Bio-One offers homeless encampment cleanup in the San Diego County area. Our specialists are trained to safely remove the biohazards often present in these environments, such as hypodermic needles, blood, feces, urine, pests, and dangerous remnants. Unfortunately, homeless encampments pose multiple safety threats to the public and should be taken care of by professionals.

 

From an individual living in a temporary residence to large encampments in vacant buildings, private properties, and public spaces, these cleanups need to be handled by professionals with proper training and personal protective equipment for disease control and the safe removal of hazardous materials.

 

If you live in a residential area and need help cleaning and disinfecting after an encampment has been cleared, give us a call. We also provide our remediation services to business owners, private property owners, city departments, and local governments.

Encampment site, various hazardous materials are seen. Photo credit: Levi Meir Clancy - Unsplash.

Biohazards often found in homeless encampments

 

Unfortunately, many homeless people end up sleeping in places that are not only unsafe but also full of biohazards, which could put them at a higher safety risk because of the lack of access to clean water, adequate sanitation, and other services.

 

Some of the most common biohazards and waste in homeless encampments include human waste, needle sticks, drug paraphernalia, and exposure to harmful chemicals. Human waste can contain harmful bacteria and viruses that can cause disease. Needle sticks can also transmit diseases, including HIV and hepatitis C. Exposure to toxic chemicals can cause respiratory problems, skin irritation, and other health problems.

 

Cleaning and disinfecting after an encampment has been cleared

The best way to protect yourself from the biohazards in homeless camps is to avoid them altogether. Avoid exposing yourself or your staff to these dangerous biohazards. If you must go into an encampment site, be sure to wear protective clothing and take other precautions to avoid coming into contact with biohazards.

 

Bio-One offers safe and effective solutions for cleaning up homeless encampments. We understand the health and safety threats posed by homeless encampments. Our team of trained professionals is equipped to safely remove the garbage, debris, and other hazardous materials from these environments. 

Bio-One technicians preparing for biohazard cleanup. Photo credit: Bio-One of Chula Vista.

We also offer our services to public or private property owners, businesses, and organizations needing assistance with cleaning and disinfecting after an encampment or emergency shelter has been cleared. Give us a call today to learn more about our services.

Bio-One unmarked vehicle. Photo credit: Bio-One of Chula Vista.

Ways you can help the homeless in your  community

 

There is no special time for giving, especially for those experiencing homelessness, a population often overlooked. Consider donating your time or resources to help the homeless in your community. Here are some ideas to get you started:

 

  • Volunteer at a local shelter. Homeless encampments need extra help, and you can serve meals, sort donations, or talk to the residents. You can also advocate for policies that support the homeless, such as increasing funding for affordable housing or expanding access to social services.

  • Donate items like blankets, coats, and gloves. Inclement weather can be harsh, and homeless people are often unprepared for it. A small donation can make a big difference.

  • Raise awareness. Talk to your friends and family about the issue of homelessness, and help them understand why it’s important to give back.

 

We can all do our part to help those in need. By working together, we can make a difference in the lives of the homeless. Visit the National Alliance to End Homelessness to learn more.

Homeless encampment site. Photo credit: Rio Space - Unsplash.

Stay informed about the homeless issue in your community

 

Staying informed about what is happening in your community is a way to be prepared for when taking action is necessary. Many ways to do this include attending city council meetings, reading local news sources, and talking to people who work with the homeless population.

 

Another way to help the homeless is to donate money or time to community organizations that work with this population. Many of these organizations rely on donations to continue their work, so your contribution can make a big difference.

HELP FIRST, BUSINESS SECOND!

 

Bio-One is always prepared to address problems caused by unforeseen events such as death and severe trauma. We deploy our skilled staff as soon as feasible so you can focus on other essential matters before starting the recovery process.

Professional cleaning and recovery services

 

  • Crime scene cleanup

  • Trauma scene cleanup

  • Biohazard cleanup

  • Blood spill and bodily fluids cleanup

  • Undiscovered death cleanup

  • Homicide/Suicide cleanup

  • Feces and urine cleanup

  • Mold remediation

  • Water remediation

  • Odor removal

  • Nicotine stain removal

  • Virus disinfection

  • Emergency vehicle decontamination

  • Tear gas cleanup

 

Professional hoarding cleanup services

 

  • Hoarding cleanup

  • Animal hoarding cleanup

  • Decluttering

  • Gross filth cleanup

  • Deep clean

  • Junk removal

  • Hazardous waste disposal

Bio-One technicians carrying biohazardous waste. Photo credit: Bio-One of Chula Vista.

PROUDLY SERVING SAN DIEGO COUNTY & SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES

 

Locally owned, Bio-One of Chula Vista works closely with emergency responders, hoarding task forces, public service agencies, and other organizations to provide the most efficient service possible. 

 

We proudly serve the San Diego County location and surrounding cities and communities: Chula Vista, San Diego, National City, Lemon Grove, Spring Valley, El Cajon, Santee, Lakeside, Coronado, La Mesa, Imperial Beach, Bonita, Alpine, and surrounding communities.

We are also proud National City Chamber of Commerce members and an approved HomeAdvisor company. We always offer free estimates for our services and are available 24/7! Contact us at 619-892-1744.

Published by:

Rafael Alemán.

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