Not one property owner in Tampa, Florida, ever wants to get a call that a violent crime has occurred on their property. Not only does it cause mental anguish, but you also have to deal with the physical aspect of cleaning the crime scene. Hopefully, a crime scene never happens on your property, but if it does, call the authorities, check on your tenants if it’s a rental, and hire us to take care of the rest.
Contacting the Authorities
Whether you’re on the property when the crime occurs or find out from other means, your first action should be to call the authorities, if they haven’t been notified yet. Violent crime investigation follows a certain protocol, so under no circumstance should you wander through the crime scene. Place the call, keep everyone out of the area, and wait for further instruction from police, fire rescue, or EMTs.
Check on Your Employees or Tenants
If you own a business or a rental property, you feel a certain responsibility to your tenants or employees. When a violent crime occurs, it’s part of your duty to ensure that everyone’s alright, or at least as good as they can be considering the circumstance.
After you get the go-ahead from the police or other authority, it’s time to start the cleaning process. This could include anything from boarding up windows to cleaning up blood. However, you should enlist our help to get the job done quickly and correctly.
Violent crime doesn’t just cause a nasty situation for your property; it can also traumatize your tenants and damage their sense of security. While this takes time to recover from, you don’t have to wait to get rid of the reminders. ServiceMaster 24 Hour employs certified technicians that specialize in biohazard cleanup, allowing you to pick up the pieces of your life and move on. Give us a call today at 813-603-2001.
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