Aftermath has been featured in many News and Media outlets.
Over the past few years, Aftermath Services has become synonymous with biohazard cleanup. From appearances on The Chicago Code and different news segments to a book dedicated to crime scene cleanup, we've been fortunate to receive such media attention. We attribute these accolades to our dedication to professionalism and emphasis on doing things the "Aftermath Way. "
Aftermath Book | Aftermath Book Review
Aftermath Services has been featured in a book written by Gil Reavill detailing many of the situations and gruesome scenes that Aftermath technicians deal with on a daily basis. The book delves into the life of a crime scene cleanup technician, following them through situations they encounter along the way.
From Publishers Weekly: In this grisly, swaggering tale of gut-churning crime scenes and the men who clean them up after the forensics team is done, veteran true crime scribe Reavill (Beyond All Reason: My Life with Susan Smith) holds nothing back. From descriptions of crimes ("The fusillade of bullets tore through Johnson's body.... Blood, bits of flesh and bone fragments exploded everywhere") to hepatitis C "bleed-outs" ("All four walls of the bathroom looked like someone had taken a blood hose and turned it on them"), Reavill grabs the reader by the throat and doesn't let go. He follows the techs from Aftermath, a bioremediation outfit in suburban Chicago as they make the rounds of shotgun suicides, multiple murders and meth lab cleanups; dealing not only with the gross-out of the work but trying to stay sane doing it. While some black humor seeps in around the edges, Reavill mostly depicts a cadre of low-key, hardworking men doing a horrible job with respect and compassion. The narrative pace flags a bit in the last 50 pages when Reavill tries to connect Aftermath's work with larger moral issues, but otherwise, if anything can get CSI watchers to flip off the tube and pick up a book, this is it. (May) Copyright Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.