Fragile and Expensive Books Restored

Fragile and Expensive Books Restored

When Hurricane Ike slammed into Galveston Texas, it tore through a two- story book store like a locomotive – leaving the first floor with a foot of mud, debris, and thousands of rare and vintage books scattered, damaged and some floating in severely contaminated...
Coronavirus Deactivators

Coronavirus Deactivators

There is a website (and download) from the American Chemistry Council that lists products that have been pre-approved by the EPA. It says in part, “The American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Center for Biocide Chemistries (CBC) has compiled a list of products that have...
In House Washing Saves Millions

In House Washing Saves Millions

Some contents restoration companies have elected to perform in-house laundering of virally infected or smoke-impregnated soft contents. In fact, various restoration companies have banded together to support others with similar machines. One such consortium claims,...
The 70% Solution (INSIDER’S SECRET)

The 70% Solution (INSIDER’S SECRET)

Some contents restoration companies have elected to perform in-house laundering of virally infected or smoke-impregnated soft contents. In fact, various restoration companies have banded together to support others with similar machines. One such consortium claims,...
How to Kill Coronavirus Part 2

How to Kill Coronavirus Part 2

So how do we know that the solutions used by the contents valet to deactivate COVID-19 actually work – even though the testing process is not yet officially complete? FactCheck.Org, a highly awarded “watchdog” and fact checker for news worldwide points out, “…the EPA...
How to Kill Coronavirus (COVID-19)

How to Kill Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  Viruses are not technically alive, so they can’t be “killed” per se. But they can be “deactivated” with disinfectants. The contents valet have compounds that have deactivated coronaviruses before – SARS coronavirus, MERS coronavirus, as well as a host of other...
Deeply Serious Protocols

Deeply Serious Protocols

Some of the articles in this issue may give the false impression that we are cavalier in our attitudes toward this very serious virus. We aren’t – we are confident.When we say that experts tell us it has a less than 2% fatality rate – we know that it took someone’s...
Raw Sewage, Ebola & Germs OH MY!

Raw Sewage, Ebola & Germs OH MY!

When there is a Category 3 (think “raw sewage”) water damage job, some contents cleaning companies find that they spend much of their time separating total loss items and creating accurate lists. However, there are cases in which Exclusively Contents Inc. have...
Contamination Inside and Out

Contamination Inside and Out

When there is a contamination in an office or home, from mold growth, airborne contaminants, sewage back up, or flood, there is sometimes a disagreement between the homeowner or office manager, and the adjuster, or the contents professionals. Our rule of thumb is, “If...
Prison Sewage

Prison Sewage

It has often been said that “Sing Sing” prison is not a pleasant place to live. But when a sewage pipe broke inside the facility, things went to a whole new level! The product selected by Exclusively Contents, Inc. to clean and sanitize the penitentiary comes in two...
Coronavirus! Yes we can handle that

Coronavirus! Yes we can handle that

They called it “coronavirus,” because, under high magnification, it has little spikes with protuberances at the ends (sort of like a crown). Even so, researchers tacked on another word, “Novel,” so the new one was officially called, “Novel Coronavirus,” (until they...
Closing cases with valet on your team

Closing cases with valet on your team

Let’s take a look at some practical examples of a contents valet making things easier for an adjuster. It isn’t always monetary when an argument arises between an insurance representative and the insured. A year or two ago, we reported a case in which an elderly...
Inside the Contents Valet Magic Box

Inside the Contents Valet Magic Box

The CDC has a website where they research many types of disinfectants and sanitizers. They pointed out that alcohol, as an example, does pretty well with some bacteria, but, “… lack sporicidal action and they cannot penetrate protein-rich materials.” Bleach looks...
They took her Contents Valet on the JOB

They took her Contents Valet on the JOB

Do you recall the article about the contents pros who hired a cosplay batman to return some memorabilia to a little boy? Well, sometimes you don’t need a cape to be a hero. The structural restoration team had arrived before the contents pros were assigned the job. The...
Contents Valet Protect Flooring

Contents Valet Protect Flooring

From the moment the contents restoration professionals arrive at a client’s front door, they are on the job. They restore the home or office – not contribute to its further damage. That’s why, in the middle of winter, you will see them lay down as many as 18 feet of...