You have so much to do as a rental property manager. There are the tenants and their requests, as well as the repair service crews who you have to supervise. You will have to deal with late rent payers, as well as other stressful situations. 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. Death is an inevitable part of life. The only disturbing thing about it is where society currently is, where one can die and this monumental event shall go unnoticed for quite some time.
An unattended death is the type that can happen when a person is alone in their home, and their decomposing body to remain unnoticed for a long time. This kind of situation could be caused by many events, such as natural causes, an accident, a suicide, or even homicide. It still baffles people how someone can die and it is not noticed. 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.
In any case, there shall be a need 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. You need them to be reliable, professional, discrete and thorough.
In cleaning up the house after the body has been taken away, all bodily fluids and tissue have to be removed from the scene. There are so many pathogens that come from a decomposing body. 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. There is an immediate need to get rid of all 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 liaise with the relatives of the deceased to ensure their belongings are handled with respect.