Professional Sewage Cleanup & Plant Based Germ Elimination
As communities grow it is increasingly important to manage the human waste to keep the community safe from illness. Each time a toilet is flushed or water goes down the drain the waste materials must go somewhere relatively separate from the occupants to keep them safe. Professional sewage cleanup often is the only safe options when sewers backup.
Most homes have a somewhat sophisticated system of drain pipes that channel the matter away from the home called a sewer system. Homes in rural areas rely on septic tanks that allow a similar process for maintaining sanitary conditions.
The Dangers of a Sewer Backup
No matter the system the waste must be safely removed from a community to keep them from illness. When sewer drains back up into homes and businesses the potential for health risk is tremendous. If the sewer backup is due to a city malfunction issue all the raw sewage from the surrounding area such as schools, businesses and civic establishment with all its germs, bacteria and viruses can make its way into a property. When this occurs you need to consider professional sewage cleanup.
A sewage treatment plant is the acceptable facility to manage such waste, but not your basement of other level to your property. If you have just discovered a backed up drain system of sewer water in your home or business you have an emergency of severe proportion. The standing water may not look as bad as one could imagine for a sewer system, however the contamination level is grave at best and needs professional sewage cleanup to guarantee safety.
What Is In Sewer Water
E Coli Bacterium is only one of the many pathogenic strains of bacteria thriving in sewer water that can cause disease along with potentially 81 viruses. That is not all, as there will also be countless microorganisms and organic matter that need to be treated with sanitizing agents to eliminate them from your home.
There will likely be toxic chemicals, grease, dirt and volatile organic compounds. Standing puddles of sewer water will naturally off gas and become vapor meaning there will now be airborne concerns that readily spread and become pervasive throughout a property. Breathing such potentially health threatening airborne germs could cause illness to even the healthiest individuals. The very young and elderly are especially at risk and should be removed from the property.
Warning: Transmission occurs when you touch contaminated items, track them into uncontaminated areas on shoes or breathe germs into lungs. Children, the elderly and pets are especially vulnerable.
If you decide to make an insurance claim for your sewer backup than we will assist like no other. Action Extraction is an insurance repairs specialist and is greatly favored in the restoration field. We work for all insurance carriers and will be document your loss with impeccable standards.
We will make your insurance claim easy and headache free by navigating each step smoothly. Are experts are advocates for you not the insurance industry and we will get you your full coverage and your money FAST!!!
DO IT YOURSELF DANGERS
Changing a light bulb when the ceiling is 20 foot tall is dangerous but manageable to a die hard do-it-yourself-er. However, when your basement has a sewer backup that brings in multiple gallons of highly contagious germ infested water, you need a professional restoration company.
Some want to attempt the cleanup to save on the cost of cleaning a flooded basement, and that is commendable and frugal. But when you fully recognize the seriousness of the actual project needing to be mitigated, and the repercussions of making mistakes that can compromise your health, you may want to think again.
Sewer backups are the most severe type of basement water damage and immediately transforms a property into a high risk environment. If your toilet overflows from the waste bowl the presence of human feces can often spread to carpeted areas nearby and absorb into wood vanities. These materials cannot be restored and must be discarded from the property and replaced.
Are You Qualified for Sewer Backup Restoration?
Some make the mistake of assuming they are qualified to take upon the responsibility of cleaning up after a sewer backup themselves because they are motivated and industrious. While a resourceful person may scoop up and be careful to wipe down surfaces with bleach, they cannot sanitize air or know the critical required guidelines for category 3 cleaning.
Unfortunately many horror stories exist of families fighting illness for weeks after a sewer back up until an environmental hygienist is called out who discovers the air is infested with air borne germs that continued to thrive after the cleaning process.
Sewer Water + Good Intentions + Incorrect Cleaning = Health Risks