About First Response

First Response is Ottawa’s extreme deep cleaning service. We are IICRC and ABRA certified crime scene cleaning specialists and have the experience, expertise and equipment you need. We clean, repair, and dispose of physical and biohazardous materials to return property to its natural state. The combination of skill, professionalism, and commitment to excellence all mean that when you choose First Response, you’re choosing a company that you can always depend on.

First Response is the company you can count on during some of your darkest times and we’ll be there to help you through them every step of the way. We are Ottawa’s extreme cleaning service provider and handle all jobs discretely and with care. Whether it’s hoarding clean up, trauma cleaning, odour removal, or crime scene cleaning First Response has the experience, expertise, and equipment you need.


Why Choose First Response?

First Response has decades of combined experience and access to all the necessary professional equipment helping to treat any scenario. We bring the highest level of safety, integrity, training and experience to all of Eastern Ontario, and have secured a reputation as an industry leader in our field. We proudly the Ottawa area, plus surrounding locations including, Barrhaven, Orleans, Stittsville, Kanata & more.

We are more than just cleanup professionals, we bring the added benefit of extensive psychological training and experience to every job site. We understand the emotional trauma that people are facing in the environments we work in, and specialize in reducing it for all those affected. Our years in the business have provided us the knowledge and experience necessary to make this time as easy as it possibly can be for you. Contact First Response today and we’ll help you through this difficult time.

Trained & Certified
Trained & Certified
First Response employs highly trained crime scene cleaning staff, and are IICRC and ABRA certified to handle any crime scene or hazard.
First Response knows you’re in a tough situation, and operates discreetly to prevent any further distress to you or your family.
Rapid Response
Rapid Response
First Response responds to every crime scene quickly to return any space to its natural state, allowing people to return to their lives.

Contact First Response

We needed to get a home ready for sale. It had been neglected for a couple of years with a basement filled to hoarder level capacity. The entire house reeked of petroleum product! Hazardous materials where left untouched for who know’s how long! There was some asbestos tape around ductwork to be removed. There was a bit of bathroom mold. That’s not the half of it! The important thing is that First Response handled EVERYTHING! They treated every issue in this house perfectly. The before and after photos are amazing! I would recommend this team to anyone in a similar situation but they do much more than this work! If you need ANY type of hazmat, environmental removal/ cleanup these are the pros! The added bonus is the house sold within 1 week of First Response completing the job!

Cam D.

Customer Service

  • Fast response
  • Friendly service
  • Professional and thorough


  • Over a decade in the industry
  • IICRC and ABRA certified
  • Highly trained and specialized team


  • State of the art air purification
  • Environmentally safe cleaning
  • Chemical/biohazard disposal