Member’s Electrostatic Spray Defends Against COVID-19

Member’s Electrostatic Spray Defends Against COVID-19

Right now, essential services all face the same quandary: how can we be sure our surfaces remain free of the novel coronavirus while we’re fulfilling our responsibilities?

Most surface disinfectants begin accumulating germs, bacteria, and viruses as soon as the liquid dries. The stronger ones offer protection for about 24 hours, providing you can apply it to all the nooks and crannies that can attract and hold dirt and debris.

Our member Germ Masters offers a different approach, one that can protect even hard-to-reach surfaces for up to 90 days with an electrostatic spray. Learn about the process here.

Germ Masters is not a cleaning company. Owner Philip Metzler describes his business as an “Infection Protection” company, and he holds the certifications to prove it.

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC) program has vetted Germ Masters for:

  • Health and safety
  • Odor control
  • Trauma in crime scene
  • Water damage Restoration

OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) further certifies Germ Masters in:

  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • 29 CFR 1910.10 Hazardous Waste
  • Operations & Emergency Response
  • Commercial & Industrial Facilities
  • Florida Health Biomedical Waste

Germ Masters, says Metzler, has the credentials that make it possible for Emergency Operations Centers to use their services in helping to disinfect large-scale projects.

The electrostatic spray is applied using a device that looks like a paint sprayer. Treatment for a 1400 square foot building can take anywhere from 15 to 30 minutes, and the spray dries in about ten minutes.

“The electrostatic spray is effective against the novel coronavirus that is causing COVID-19,” says Metzler. “This virus is killing people, so it is not the time to put your life in the hands of a ‘fly by night’ company. This type of outbreak is what we specialize in. Call the Germ Masters experts today at (813) 627-8880.”

 

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