When a sewer line is obstructed, the sewage that is thick and dark is dangerous to your health. This sewer waste is extremely unsanitary, containing contaminants such as bacteria, viruses and pathogens. All of these contaminants can pose a serious health danger and cause many illnesses if humans or animals suffer exposure. If it happens that you suffer a sewage backup on the property of your home or business, or a toilet backup in either location, fixing either one is of the highest priority. Having this filthy sewer waste in your home is dangerous and should be removed as soon as possible. Furthermore, to know what is causing the sewer obstruction may aid in stopping this potentially hazardous situation. To help you in managing sewage backups in your home or business, here’s a list of things that may help:
Our cleaning and remediation procedures for Category 3 water (which describes sewer and contaminated water backup) according to the standards put in place by the IICRC industry are:
1. Ensure the safety of all personnel and occupants by managing onsite access to restoration personnel only to prevent health-related dangers
2. Health & safety survey and complete building assessment.
3. Ensure all restoration personnel are equipped with the proper personal protection equipment (PPE). This can include but is not limited to:
4. Implement established engineering controls, critical barriers, to alleviate cross-contamination.
5. Stopping all potential dangers and safety risks if possible.
6. Eradication of bulk water, soil, and contaminates.
7. Eradication and disposal of all contaminated porous and semi-porous material that is not restorable – which can consist of but is not limited to:
8. Cleaning processes put in place and the use of EPA approved biocides and antimicrobials
9. Physical cleaning of all remaining structures
10. We recommend using a third-party Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) to perform clearance testing to ensure the building is returned to a safe pre-loss state for health and safety.
11. All materials affected by excess waters are to be dried and returned to pre-loss dry condition
12. After completion of remediation – Cleansing of all equipment used
13. All materials from demolition process removed completely
When a sewage drain pipe backup happens in your home or business, reach out to the PuroClean professionals for sewage removal and cleaning services. Our technicians use state-of-the-art equipment and cleaning systems to fully remediate the damaged building materials and contents.
The sheer quality of our sewage removal and cleaning services, in addition to the speed that we deliver the work, as well as our kindness demonstrated throughout the entire project helps make PuroClean your ideal damage remediation and restoration company. We strive to do everything feasible and within our power to restore and rescue properties in all the towns and cities that make up our service areas.
*Not all PuroClean offices offer sewage cleanup and sanitation cleaning services.
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