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 are exposed. If it happens that you experience sewage backup on the property of your home or business, or a toilet backup in either location, repairing either one is of the highest importance. Having this filthy sewer waste in your home is not safe and should be removed quickly. Furthermore, knowing what is causing the sewer obstruction may aid in preventing this potentially hazardous incident. To help you in managing sewage backups in your home or business, following is a list of things that can help:
Our process for cleaning and remediation of Category 3 water, aka sewer and contaminated water backup clean up according to the IICRC industry standards, is as follows:
1. Ensure all employees and occupants remain safe by restricting access to the site to remediation employees only in order to prevent any health-related issues.
2. Assessment of the building along with health and safety surveys.
3. Ensure all restoration personnel are equipped with the proper personal protection equipment (PPE). This includes but is not limited to:
4. Create engineering controls, firm barriers if needed to prevent cross-contamination.
5. Completely getting rid of any potential safety risks if possible.
6. Bulk water, soil, and contaminates removal
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 procedures and utilization of EPA registered biocides and antimicrobials
9. Actual cleansing of all remaining structures
10. It is approved to schedule a third party Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) for a safety clearance inspection to ensure the building is returned to 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. All equipment used on the project to be cleaned after restoration completion
13. Elimination and disposal of all demo materials removed from the site
Our technicians put to use state-of-the-art equipment and cleaning procedures to effectively restore and clean the unsound building materials and items from your dwelling or business. If a sewage drain pipe backup from blockage happens, call our professionals for sewage removal and cleaning services.
We have proved time after time that our services and our technicians are top quality, efficient, and work with care and kindness for all involved. PuroClean is your ideal damage restoration and cleaning firm and we pledge to do whatever needs to take place to save and restore all homes and businesses in the communities we serve.
*Not all PuroClean offices offer sewage cleanup and sanitation cleaning services.
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