FAQs

Q. Is bio fogging effective against Coronavirus?
A.  The disinfectant that we use meets British Standard EN 14476:2103 + A2:2109 and can therefore be regarded as effective against Coronaviruses including the SARS-CoV-2
In order to pass this standard it has been tested by an independent laboratory to kill all viruses in less than 5 minutes


Q: What testing is done?
A: We use QAC test strips to ensure an adequate solution has been used during bio fogging


Q. How long does bio fogging take?
A. It takes about 60 to 90 minutes to setup and bio fog a typical 3 bedroom home


Q. When can I use the sanitised space
A. Within an hour of bio fogging


Q. Do I need to do anything before you arrive?
A. Make sure that the space is dust and grim free & clutter free and that power (standard main socket) is available by the front door

 

 

 

Q. Does the fogging process work on fabrics such as curtains and carpets?
A. Yes, it works on any surface


Q. Should I leave cupboard doors and drawers open pre-fogging and if so, what are the benefits?
A. The fogging will more easily filter into cupboards and draws if left open, particular one that are frequently used.


Q. Is bio fogged food safe?
A. Safe for food preparation areas and non tainting


Q. What germs (viruses and bacteria) is disinfectant effective against?
A. The fogging disinfectant is effective against enveloped viruses  including as HBV/HIV,  Herpes simplex, Rota Virus, Bovine Corona, Virus/SARS-CoV, Norovirus, Hepatitis C, and common food poisoning bacteria including Salmonella, Listeria and E-Coli.


Q. What’s the difference between Bacteria and Viruses?
A.  Bacteria are single-celled, living organisms. Viruses are not considered to be “living” because they require a host cell to survive long-term, for energy, and to reproduce.


Q. Do you wear any PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) while you fog?
A. Depending on the type of space (home, car, caravan, boat, etc), we may wear a coverall, shoe covers, mask, respirator, safety glasses for normal Health & Safety reasons. All theses are  standard when fog sanitising and in no way indicate that the disinfectant is dangerous.


Q. How often should I fog sanitise?
A. It solely depending on the amount of usage/traffic, but typically this is every 2-4 weeks. Spaces with high traffic will need to be done more regularly. For example , a Caravan or holiday let should be fogged following each changeover, a taxi fleet every night, a family home 2-4 weeks and a  commercial kitchen, pub/bar or restaurant every night/morning.


Q. What areas can be fog sanitised?
A. In general closed spaces such as home, office, car, caravan, boat, shed, motor home, tent, gym, restaurant and bars, care homes, taxi, etc


Q. Do you wear any PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) while you fog?
A. Depending on the type of treatment area (home, car, caravan, boat, etc), we may wear a coverall, shoe covers, mask, respirator and safety glasses for normal Health & Safety reasons.


Q. What bacteria is the disinfectant effective against?
A. Common food poisoning bacteria including Salmonella, Listeria and E-Coli (Links to gov.uk)


Q: Does bio fogging cause damage to electronics?
A: To ensure that electrons are not damaged, TV, smoke alarms, etc are disinfected by hand before the bio fogging process and then protected with polythene


Q. Do you have a referral scheme?
A. We like happy customers and love them to tell their friends and family about Red Wellies Fogging, so much so that we offer a M&S or John Lewis / Waitrose gift card for every referral that lead to a new happy customer, whether just a one of or regular fogging.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Q. Is Red Wellies Fogging a franchise?
A. It’s not a franchise, but if you want to join the team or become a franchisor then please contact us.