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Case Studies


Case Studies

Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center Dryer Vent Cleaning

Location: Milwaukee, WI

Problem: AdvantaClean has a multi-year contract with the VA hospital to do the dryer vent cleaning for all of the buildings on their campus in Milwaukee, WI. They have 64 dryers on the campus located in the hospital, long term care living centers, private residences and labs. They need to be cleaned every 6 months.

Solution: AdvantaClean uses a combination of agitation, brushing and suction to unclog and remove lint from the dryer vents. This service increases the efficiency and prolongs the life of the dryers as well as reduces drying times and fire risk.

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Racine County Jail Air Duct Cleaning

Location: Racine, WI 53403

Problem: The Racine County maintenance department had a need for cleaning the air handling units and duct work that services the county jail. The system had never been cleaned and there were complaints regarding the poor quality of the air that was coming out of the vents. The duct work was insulated and the insulation was deteriorating to the point that some of the insulation was being blown around in the cells.

Solution: The Racine county maintenance director contacted AdvantaClean of Suburban Milwaukee to bid on this project. AdvantaClean had worked with Racine county on other projects, including cleaning the air handling units and duct work in the county social services building, a multi-story facility that had suffered a water loss due to a sprinkler system failure.
AdvantaClean of Suburban Milwaukee did a thorough evaluation of the facility, to include an analysis of the blueprints to understand the facility layout, the challenges of working in a secured environment, and developed a solid game plan to clean the air handlers and ducts with minimal disruption to the Racine county correctional officers and inmates. AdvantaClean also encapsulated the ductwork with an anti-microbial coating to minimize future microbial growth in the system, while providing some additional stability to the existing insulation.

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Location: Milwaukee, WI

ProblemAdvantaClean was contracted by the Department of Veterans Affairs to clean the duct work at the Great Lakes Milwaukee VA Medical Center.

Solution: These services were performed in accordance with the Standards of NADCA (National Air Duct Cleaners Association) ACR-2006.The scope of work for this project included cleaning of central fan systems, associated duct work systems and other mechanical systems and equipment.The contract included cleaning over 70,000 sq. ft. of conditioned space including operating rooms, lab areas, emergency room, and sterilization processing departments. Scope of work also includes providing Emergency services when duct cleaning is needed due to abnormal build-up of dirt. Contractors will be available to perform the Emergency Services within 3 hours. Annual services include cleaning and degreasing hoods in the duct work.  

VA hospital air duct cleaning

Mold Removal

Location: New Berlin, WI 53153

Problem: Mold was present in the attic due to the bathroom fan not being properly vented outside.  This caused moisture to build up in the attic.

Solution: We first vacuumed all of the surfaces to get all spores and fragments out of air, then we  spray our first treatment which is MMR, that is used as a  lightener for stains.  After that we use dry shock-wave which is an antimicrobial spray used to sterilize the attic.  Next we fog the interior using an antimicrobial solution, this kills any remaining spores flying in air or on  insulation.  Finally we leave an air scrubber in for 48 hrs to make sure the entire air is clean.

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