Local company uses sanitizing machine to disinfect entire rooms

Posted at 6:19 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-19 15:50:19-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - As the coronavirus continues to spread, sanitization is at the top of everyone's mind.

One local company is doing whatever they can to help disinfect surfaces and give people peace of mind.

Michael & Son has been using the Halosil disinfectant fogger on almost a daily basis. It is a machine used to sanitize entire rooms and public facilities against viruses like the coronavirus.

The company says this disinfectant is currently one of the leading methods being utilized in healthcare facilities around the world to kill coronavirus pathogens in health care facilities.

Since alerting businesses and the public that they are offering this service, Restoration Manager Kevin Andrews says the phones have been ringing off of the hook. So far, they have treated churches, schools and large businesses.

"We're mostly receiving calls for buildings on a larger scale because people want to be proactive [and make sure it's clean before they go back inside]," Andrews says.

According to the company's water and mold restoration department, the Halosil can clean rooms from 1,000 sq. ft. to 100,00 sq. ft. and can kill 99.999999% of viruses on hard, non-porous surfaces.

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It works the same way that aerosol sprays do in the sense the machine releases a mist that traps and kills viruses.

Right now, they're taking calls on a first-come, first-served basis. They are, however, offering the service as a discounted price.

"It's more of a piece of mind for everyone to make sure that everything is sanitized for re-occupancy when it's time," Andrews says.

For an appointment and pricing details, call 844-800-1003.

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