Finding the right cleaning company for the job

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Posted at 9:18 PM, Apr 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-06 21:18:41-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A local cleaning expert says while more companies are popping up and claiming to rid your space of COVID-19, not everyone is legit.

"All of these supposed cleaning experts come out of the wood works," Mike Adams said.

Adams is the president of Amerestore. He's been busy lately. Calling coming in left and right asking him to bring his crew out to clean.

"Everywhere from extremely large corporation to small mom and pop places, 'I have a small office can you clean it,'" Adams said.

Whether it's because someone in the building has come in contact with the coronavirus or just to be on the safe side, business has been busy.

"We've had companies shut their buildings down because of that and we will go in and clean it," Adams said. "I think it gives everyone peace of mind that they know everything is disinfected."

Adams' team uses personal protective equipment while disinfecting high touch points like door knobs and even remote controls.

"Safety is the biggest key factor whenever dealing with this," Adams said. "You have to make sure your people are protected before going into the situation."

Adams said it's not tough to get rid of if you have the right supplies.

"Coronavirus is on a list as far as ease of kill — I don't want to say kill because viruses aren't living — you deactivate it," Adams said. "This is on the easy level if you can get to it and you can get the appropriate dwell time, the right killer you can eliminate this one pretty easy."

How can consumers protect themselves and make sure they are calling the right person for the job? Adams said people should check to see if the company is certified for the job through the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration.