There are a lot of things you have to attend to when you are a rental property manager. You shall always have a busy time, attending to all manner of requests from the tenants, as well as getting repair services on site whenever something gets broken. There are also the more stressful chapters where you deal with those who are late in paying rent. In some rare cases, there may come a time when you have to face the prospect of dealing with the death of one of your tenants. There are a lot of such deaths going on everywhere. In today’ society, people are so caught up in their own issues it can be possible for you to die, and for that profound event not to register with anyone immediately.
An unattended death is the kind that occurs with the victim alone, mostly at home, and the body remains undiscovered for some time, even weeks or months. This kind of situation could be caused by many events, such as natural causes, an accident, a suicide, or even homicide. There shall always be a mystery surrounding the fact that death can occur and no one knows about it for all that time. People tend to attribute it to there being no relatives or family around, who may have taken some time to come visit. Workmates may also not bother or know where to look if one of them does not show up for work with no explanation.
No matter the case, you will have to call in a professional death cleanup company. Such work should only be left to a reputable company, which shall understand what needs to be done the best way possible. They should have the right equipment and disinfectants, as well as highly trained experts in their field. They need to be reliable and observant, and go about their duties with discretion and minimal disturbance to your other tenants.
It is important that when it comes to the cleaning up of the rooms, that all bodily fluids and tissue is removed from in there. A decomposing body is a large collection of some deadly pathogens. They cannot afford to leave even traces of bodily fluids or tissue in there. You cannot afford to put the nest occupants and the other neighbors in such a dangerous position. This is why you need to remove all traces of germs, bacteria, airborne and bloodborne pathogens, as well as active disease. The cleanup company, therefore, needs to come prepared to attend to the clothes, carpet, wood, flooring, sub-flooring, in between walls, on the ceiling, and any other surface in the rooms. After their job is done, the house should be thoroughly decontaminated and deodorized.
You need to have made plans for the relatives to take all the items left behind.