When I started in this industry nearly 17 years ago, harsh chemicals were the only way to ensure that all the microbes, germs, and bacteria were entirely irradicated. So many things have changed in this industry since then, but my favorite change is plant-based products.
Before Plant-Based Products
Fifteen years ago, if you walked into a home with sewerage or mold, I could guarantee that near the end of completing the clean up you would don a Tyvek suit and a full-face respirator. Explain to the homeowner they had to leave their home for our company to apply a chemical that would kill any remaining germs and microbes in their home. Over the years, I have had homeowners hesitant to allow us to spray these products in their homes. Worried about their pets, children, and themselves being around after it was applied created quite a bit of pushback.Continue reading