The fantasy is that dousing surfaces with disinfection products will eliminate harmful pathogens. The fine print qualifies (or exposes) the claim.

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Common cleaning or disinfecting practices of today often make the same crazy mistake, ignoring the little matter of properly removing or inactivating pathogens and creating large infectious disease problems.

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Working is hazardous

Working may be hazardous to health in unexpected ways. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the ten jobs having the highest number of injuries with days away from work to recuperate are nursing aides and orderlies and janitors and cleaners.

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Ladybug Steam Vapor Video

Dry steam vapor is high on the list of the best cleaning products, as it removes both common soils plus oils and grease, leaving nothing behind to attract dirt or pollute the air. It kills bacteria and prevents odors.

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Good Bug Better Bug

Enlightened people are revolting. Armed with the Ladybug and TANCS technology, the Health Intentional Cleaning battle cry may now be heard in homes and buildings across America.

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Bad Bugs

There are bad bugs everywhere but hospitals may be the best place to pick up something you definitely don’t want.

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Mold

A study funded by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, evaluated three carpet cleaning methods and their ability to clean moldy carpet. The goal was to evaluate the growth of fungi and its removal over time using the selected methods: high-flow, hot-water extraction; hot water and detergent; and steam vapor. The results achieved with the three cleaning methods showed that Steam vapor with TANCS® technology emerged as the superior alternative to eliminating mold.

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Green Chemical Man

A growing number of Americans are seeking so-called green cleaners — products made with natural, nontoxic, and biodegradable ingredients. Some of these cleaners promise that they contain natural (instead of synthetic) agents, break down quickly in the environment, or pose less of a toxic threat to humans and ecosystems. But critics caution that just because the ingredients in green cleaners are plant-based or natural doesn‘t necessarily mean they‘re safe.

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Toxic Chemicals

A “nontoxic” and “one-step” cleaner, disinfectant, and deodorizer product consisting of hydrogen peroxide, peroxyacetic acid, and acetic acid–poses a possible health hazard to workers exposed to it.

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Dr. Gerba

Dr. Gerba, what is your experience with the TANCS Dry Steam Vapor System and its efficacy as a disinfectant. What are the limitations of chemical disinfectants and how does TANCS Steam Vapor provide solutions?

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Ladybug Kills Ebola

Protect your family from any possible contact with Ebola virus. The Ladybug® with TANCS® is an EPA regulated disinfection device and can kill the enveloped viruses – probably better than any chemical disinfectant. As an enveloped virus, Ebola is sensitive to heat and it is the heat of the Ladybug® that does the work.

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Dry Steam Kills

Recent scientific literature suggests that portable steam vapor systems are capable of rapid, chemical-free surface disinfection in controlled laboratory studies. This study evaluated the efficacy of a portable steam vapor system in a hospital setting.

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