Palm Springs Suicide Cleanup Narrative
Palm Springs suicide cleanup should not cause a family to go into debt. Consider using my suicide cleanup services and I will give you a written guaranteed for both work and price before I begin cleaning.
My name is Eddie Evans and I've been in the blood cleanup business for over 17 years. I offer Palm Springs suicide cleanup services for much less than most, if not all, of my competitors. I've serviced the Palm Springs area many times over the years. Homicides, suicides, unattended deaths, and minor traumatic blood loss events.
You will find my telephone answered 24 hours a day every day. You can call for information as well as to make an appointment for suicide cleanup services. I remain open to questions without any obligation. You will reach me right away because I answer the telephone. I carry my telephone with me everywhere I go concluding into the restroom when I shower. I've done this for 17 years.
I set a low price and I say I price, a "not to exceed price." I do this because most often when somebody calls for a Palm Springs suicide cleanup service, they really do not understand what they may have seen or what it implies. This is a typical response by family members and others responsible for the suicide cleanup. I'm come to expect callers to not fully understand the nature of the cleaning service required. And that's okay because it's part of being a human being.
For this reason I set a low price and a high price and on the telephone. If the caller's description of the scene to be clean as far from the mark, then I will make it known when I arrived for cleaning. At this time I may invoke the "not to exceed price." But I would not do this unless the description of the suicide scene did not fit the reality. This rarely happens in the extreme, but it has happened.
Once while working at suicide cleanup in Hollywood, I cleaned a suicide in the bathroom of a third-floor condominium. This was actually a decomposition cleanup as well because the suicide victim had laid upon the bathroom floor for three weeks in the summer heat. As a result body fluids migrated to the wall and seek between the wall and floor into the bathroom of the below condominium. I needed to take out the wall in part, and the four in part. I also needed to clean the bathroom below. It happened that the residents of that condominium had been on a South Pacific cruise for over a month.
In any case, suicide cleanup sometimes requires changing the price upon arrival. It is my custom to try to seek a mental price between the low price not to exceed price is offered on the telephone.
So when do I offer the low suicide cleanup price?
If I do a suicide cleanup and charge the minimum price, it's because the suicide cleanup occurred in a bathroom, most likely. No furnishings were present. Blood splatter did not contaminate the walls, and if blood did contaminate the walls, it was minor. The caulking around the toilet when have been placed to protect the floor from drainage. Essentially, this type of suicide cleanup would have been a typical blood cleanup. In those cases where I must charge the old price, a number hours will be involved as well as "reducing" blood from fabrics and furnishings.
On occasion shotgun suicides will cause me to increase my prices by as much as $1500. This is to say that I have charge $1500 for a suicide cleanup following suicide by shotgun. Sometimes I have charge less, but generally, when I must do a suicide cleanup involving a shotgun, there's a good chance it's going to cost $1500. Plus, I may ask for a second date to clean. I have to see the suicide scene to give an accurate quote. Whatever the case, before I began work you will know the price because I will not change it. Even if for some reason it looks like I'm going to lose money, I will not change the price. This is part of my blood cleanup price guarantee or Palm Springs residents and companies..
nswer the telephone 24 hours a day every day of the week. When I do not answer, my wife answers for me. If for some reason I'm not reached within minutes, it is because I'm traveling and perhaps within a canyon between mountains.
- Remove blood soiled objects,
- Scrub, rinse, disinfect blood soiled surfaces,
- Soiled areas sealed disinfected after cleaning,
- Seal assorted blood soiled areas
I guarantee my work and I guarantee my prize. I mean, I guarantee my work by returning to do additional cleanup requested.
Please keep in mind, a suicide cleanup means to remove those materials and blood from a suicide scene. It does not mean general housecleaning.
During a telephone call for my suicide cleanup services I will ask the caller, the responsible party, to send an email. This email will include the prices that I quoted while on the telephone. I will acknowledge these prices in the return email. I may add something to the effect, "I understand these prices will reflect my charge if the cleaning situation is as described on the telephone."
I say this because sometimes callers are not fully aware of the needs of a suicide cleanup scene. In any case, I would try to stay within the quoted prices. Rarely do I need to readjust the price and it has been a number of years since I have done so. In any case, I went the responsible party no upon my arrival if I cannot do the cleaning for the quoted price. It would be a rare situation for me to make such a request.
As used here, suicide cleanup means to remove blood and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM) following a suicide. It needs to scrub, rinse, and otherwise reduce and remove blood and OPIM from the immediate suicide scene. It means death cleanup by removing those materials and objects soiled by death, a suicide. It means the disinfect. It means to question the responsible party if a soiled object appears to have monetary or sentimental value. Means to protect the property of the family and suicide victim while in the premises. A suicide cleanup means to guarantee a suicide cleanup price as well as to guarantee the suicide cleanup itself. It means to return to the suicide same if requested to do so for further cleaning. A suicide cleanup means to respect the privacy and needs of the suicide victim's family and friends.
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I offer the Palm Springs area reasonable rates for my suicide cleanup services. It's usually better to request suicide cleanup services as soon as possible in the Palm Springs area. Desert heat causes blood and death odors to become powerful in a short time.. You might open windows if you do not have an air conditioner. If you have an air-conditioner, turn it to low. This way bacteria slow their growth. Bacteria quickly begin to off gas when in the heat. Blood and death odors then permiate fabrics, carpet padding, and even wood objects.
`Sometimes people wish to leave a window open, which is not a bad idea in winter months. However, in the warmer months the blood and death odors become quite powerfull Neighbors may begin to complain. Probably the majority of suicide cleanup tasks that I have worked in Palm Springs were contracted by real estate management companies. Since they nay not have anyone on site, once a window is open, it stays open.
This leaves neighbors in a tight situation. It's bad enough that they must deal with these odors, but they do not know who to alert. So yes, close the windows in the summer and spring months. Use the air-conditioner until I, or other suicide cleanup practitioners can reach the scene.
How long does it take me to reach her suicide cleanup scene?
The time of day that I receive a call for suicide cleanup will help me decide if I can clean on the same day. If I received the call later in the day it may be difficult to reach the same in any timely manner. Traffic being what it is and I am coming from Orange County. Usually I schedule next day suicide cleanup work.
I am punctual. I am punctual because I leave the clean suicide hours before expected. What I do is I find the address early in the morning before the sun rises. Then I find a Home Depot or Denny's parking lot sit and relax or reading a book or newspaper. Before the scheduled time I had for the cleaning address and promptly knock on the door or rang the bell at the desired moment.
Once the responsible party answers the door I handed him my business card. I enter and look at the scene and decide what I need to work. I returned to my vehicle and then gather the required tools, equipment, and cleaning solutions. I'm follow this routine for 17 years and it's worked well to give me to every suicide cleanup scene at the desired time.
Only on those days when I'm previously occupied can I not respond immediately. And sometimes it's not necessary to have an immediate response. As is the case of most Riverside County suicide investigations, the Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner's investigator not clear the scene right away. This can take anywhere from a day or two to months. So even when people do call me to clean the next day, neither I nor they are allowed back in the building. At least not until the suicide as been investigated and cleared for cleaning and administrative handling by Riverside County authorities.
I say that I have "reasonable cleaning fees" because because of the suicide cleanup, I am "cheap" compared to my competitors I've been told. In fact, more than once, California residents of asked me why my suicide cleanup fees are so much cheaper than my competitors. Whereas they charge thousands of dollars, charge hundreds. It is a rare day when I go over thousand dollars. When I do it's because of a double suicide or a suicide with a high caliber weapon more shotgun.
Even some shock and suicides do not cost over thousand dollars, that there are occasions when the must cost as much is $1500 or more. the damage from the shotgun suicide may be so extreme that involves what we call "top to bottom, 365." This mean that all four walls, ceiling, and the war been soiled by blood and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM). The blood and other effluents must be cleaned in the area disinfected. Sometimes it must be sealed with a paint sealer. I to go on but really no point in the time.
Some Palm Springs History
By 1860 Southern California stage lines were underway and doing well. We know that in 1860 the San Gorgonio Pass became very important as a single stage line operated throughout the year. Passengers traveled from Los Angeles to Fort Yuma through the valley. In those days Yuma was an important place because of mining. It was the headquarters for young and old miners trying to strike it rich. The course suicides were part of the adventure. In those days there was no welfare state and when somebody got hurt, it is up to their friends and neighbors to care for them.
Because of the strict rules of desert life, friends and neighbors always willing to help one another. So suicide occurred more frequently than you might think. Morphine and other painkilling drugs are not available whiskey and opium sometime supplies, but overall, broken leg rendered back could lead to an early death via suicide.
Travelers to these desert headquarters went through the pass at their own risk, then. The stage station anyone interested in visiting the Palm Springs area to do so. Since the travel through the San Gorgonio Pass where a gentleman by the name of Smith grated ranch, the area of Whitewater became strategically important for travelers. Whitewater is about 15 miles from banning. Established by Frank Smith in 1860, Smith would build a ditch to carry water from the Whitewater River to his ranch. Cottonwood trees were planted along with other horticultural related projects. Other areas of Riverside County would begin to bloom; then migrants would slowly make their way in the Palm Springs. In fact, it was from the Whitewater station that the stage Road to Palm Springs. Here are the local Indians had their camp.