Fouled sewer lines can release sewage; a thick, dark substance that forms. Sewage water is a dangerous health hazard and unsanitary; containing contaminants like pathogens, viruses and bacteria. These dangerous contaminants may present risks of serious sickness if animals or humans suffer exposure. Quick repair is key if you have sewage backup anywhere in your home or business . Quickly repairing this will prevent the hazardous waste water from lingering in occupied areas. To stop a hazardous condition occurring in your home or business, being aware of what leads to the sewer incidents could be beneficial. We’ve created a list of items to aid in preventing and dealing with home or business sewage blockages:
Our methods for Category 3 water (also known as sewer and contaminated water backup) cleanup, following the IICRC industry standards, consists of:
1. To protect the safety of all occupants and workers by limiting jobsite access to restoration and cleanup personnel only to help stave off any health related situations.
2. Assessment of the jobsite and Health and Safety surveys.
3. Ensure all remediation personnel are equipped with the proper personal protection equipment (PPE). This may include but is not limited to:
4. Engineering controls put in place and condemnatory barricades used (if needed) stopping cross-contamination.
5. Eliminating any and all lingering safety risks if possible.
6. Clearing the site of all bulk water, soil, and contaminates.
7. Remove and dispose of all contaminated porous and semi-porous materials that are not able to be restored, which could include but is not limited to:
8. Implement cleaning methods and use of EPA approved biocides and antimicrobials
9. Physical cleaning of all remaining structure material
10. A clearance inspection by a third-party Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) is recommended to ensure the building is returned to a pre-affected condition for health and safety.
11. All materials affected by water to be dried and returned to pre-loss standard
12. All equipment used on the project to be cleaned after restoration completion
13. Disposal of all demolished materials removed from the site
If a sewage drain pipe backup happens in your home or business, contact the PuroClean professionals for sewage removal and cleaning services. Our employees use state-of-the-art equipment and cleaning systems to efficiently remediate the damaged building materials and contents.
PuroClean has proved time after time that our methods and our technicians are top quality, efficient, and work with care and empathy for all involved. PuroClean is your ideal damage restoration and cleaning firm and we pledge to do whatever needs to happen to save and restore all homes and businesses in the communities we serve.
*Not all PuroClean offices provide sewage cleanup and sanitation cleaning services.
Great job Rey and crew. Our home looks wonderful. Thank again.
Michael - Pelham, AL
"The PuroClean team did a great job on my restoration and remodel project. They are top notch in both the quality of work and service they provide on all fronts!"
Zac - Moody, AL
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