When a sewer line is blocked, the sewage that is thick and dark is dangerous to your health. This sewer water is extremely unclean, containing contaminants like bacteria, viruses and pathogens. All of these contaminants can pose a serious health risk and cause many illnesses if humans or animals suffer exposure. If it happens that you experience sewage backup on the premises of your home or business, or a toilet backup in either location, repairing either one is of the highest importance. Having this unsanitary sewer water in your home is not safe and should be removed quickly. Also, to know what is causing the sewer backups may aid in preventing 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 method for cleaning and restoring Category 3 water, which is sewer and tainted water backup cleaning and restoration as set forth by IICRC industry regulations, consisting of:
1. Ensure all workers and occupants remain safe by limiting access to the site to remediation employees only in order to prevent any health-related problems.
2. Inspection of the work place along with health and safety reviews.
3. Ensure all restoration personnel are supplied with the proper personal protection equipment (PPE). This includes but is not limited to:
4. Implement established engineering controls, critical barriers, to stop cross-contamination.
5. Completely getting rid of any potential safety risks if possible.
6. Removal of bulk water, soil, and contaminates.
7. Disposing of any and all porous and semi-porous contaminated materials that are unable to be salvaged, which includes but is not limited to:
8. Cleaning procedures implemented, as well as the use of EPA registered biocides and antimicrobials
9. Full physical cleaning of all structure items that remain
10. A third-party Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) is recommended to perform clearance testing, to ensure the building is returned to a pre-loss 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 – Cleansing of all equipment used
13. All demo materials removed from the building
PuroClean technicians utilize state-of-the-art equipment and cleaning procedures to effectively restore and clean the unsound building materials and contents from your house or business. If a sewage drain pipe backup from blockage occurs, call our highly trained staff for sewage removal and cleaning services.
The high measure of our sewage abatement and cleaning services along with the timeliness in which we complete the work, and the sheer compassion we practice throughout the process make us your complete damage restoration and remediation company. PuroClean promises to do whatever it takes to save, clean and restore all properties that are within our service areas.
*Not all PuroClean offices provide sewage cleanup and sanitation cleaning services.
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