Wheeling, WV, December 5, 2017– Premier commercial and residential property damage and environmental services company, Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration, announces it has expanded its business model by offering the region’s most advanced infection control services. Panhandle now offers construction containment infection control services by utilizing the STARC Containment System and whole-room disinfection system, SteraMist.

These two exclusive products will be used in conjunction with Panhandle’s Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) accredited employees, trained as a Critical Environmental Reconstruction Contractor (CERC). These employees have specialized training in: Infection Diseases and Their Modes of Transmission in the Healthcare Setting, Principles of Infection Control During Construction, Demolition and Renovation, Infection Control Project Management, ICRA, Patient Sensitive Environments, ASHRAE Standard 170 and Ventilation Standards for Healthcare Facilities (international technical society organized to advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration).

Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration’s ICRA trained and accredited staff are uniquely qualified and equipped to perform ICRA Class III & IV containment and risk management. Additionally, Panhandle can perform high-level disinfection (C.diff, Ebola, MRSA, VRE, etc.), terminal clean and outbreak response.

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About Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration

Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration is the region’s leading provider of disaster recovery services. Panhandle was founded in 1977 by Robert C. Contraguerro, Sr., whose commitment to fairness, honesty, and quality work helped the company quickly establish a reputation for the quality of its services and the professionalism of its team. Operating out of offices in Wheeling, WV – Morgantown, WV – Pittsburgh, PA Panhandle covers all of West Virginia, Eastern Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, Western Maryland and responds to catastrophes nationwide. Learn more at www.panhandlecr.com

About STARC Containment:

Developed in the healthcare construction environment, the STARC® modular containment system utilizes a number of interchangeable components to create a safe, secure, dustless separation wall for many uses, including construction renovation, critical care isolation or temporary isolation applications. The all metal reusable modules, designed for maximum durability, ruggedness, doorways and wall interfaces, along with the anchoring brackets, provide a complete toolkit to handle any containment scenario.

About SteraMist:

More effective than simple spray and wipe disinfection methods, SteraMist™ BIT™ offers high capacity disinfection to kill pathogenic bacteria and inactivates viruses, including Clostridium difficile spores┼, Pseudomonas* ┼, MRSA*, Staph*┼, Influenza** and more. Ideal for schools, medical facilities, gyms, senior living facilities, hotels, and more.