When a sewer line is obstructed, the sewage that is thick and dark is dangerous to your health. This sewer water is extremely unclean, containing contaminants such as bacteria, viruses and pathogens. All of these contaminants can pose a serious health danger and lead to many illnesses if humans or animals suffer exposure. If it happens that you suffer a sewage backup on the premises of your home or business, or a toilet backup in either location, fixing either one is of the highest importance. Having this dirty sewer water in your home is not safe 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 handling sewage backups in your home or business, here’s a list of things that can help:
The PuroClean process for cleaning and remediating Category 3 water, which is sewer and tainted water backup cleaning and restoration as set forth by IICRC industry regulations, consisting of:
1. To protect the safety of all occupants and workers by limiting jobsite access to restoration and cleanup personnel only to help stop any health related situations.
2. Assessment of the jobsite and Health and Safety checks.
3. Ensure all remediation personnel are outfitted 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) preventing cross-contamination.
5. Completely getting rid of any potential safety risks if possible.
6. Eradication of bulk water, dirt, 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. Cleaning procedures implemented, as well as the use of EPA registered biocides and antimicrobials
9. Manual cleaning of all remaining structure items
10. A clearance test by a third-party Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) is recommended to safeguard that the building is returned to a pre-affected condition 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 – Cleaning of all equipment used
13. Removal and disposal of all demo materials removed from the premises
When a sewage drain pipe backup happens in your home or business, reach out to the PuroClean specialists for sewage removal and cleaning services. Our technicians use state-of-the-art tools, methods and cleaning systems to completely remediate the damaged building materials and contents.
The quality of PuroClean’s sewage removal and cleaning services, the speed in which we deliver them, and the compassion we demonstrate throughout the entire process make PuroClean your ideal damage restoration and remediation company. We vow to do whatever it takes to restore and rescue properties in all the communities we serve.
*Not all PuroClean offices offer sewage cleanup and sanitation cleaning services.
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