While sewer backups can not only be one of the dirtiest jobs to clean, they can also be one of the most dangerous. As waste water contains many harmful bacteria, it can pose a serious threat to the health of you and your family if it is not handled properly. As the contaminants contained within the sewage water can include feces, urine, biohazards, and other waste, it should be handled right away by a licensed restoration company.
ServiceMaster EMT is available in the Lake Havasu City, AZ area to provide complete sewer cleanup services to commercial and residential properties in addition to keeping the damage contained within the affected area. Our technicians will extract the water, decontaminate the affected area, and provide effective drying conditions. Finally, you can have this sewage water completely removed without having to worry about additional water damage or mold growth occurring within the area. We will also work with your insurance provider during the claims process to ease the stress during the procedure.
Experiencing Sewage Backups
In the situation that a sewer backup occurs, there is a specific material that is creating a blockage within the pipe. As the water is not able to pass through, it is pushed back out of the pipe and through the drain, causing it to pool around the drain; depending on the water pressure, this pool can start small and grow quickly.
In other cases, the flooding can occur on the outside of the home as tree roots can grow around the pipe and cause it to burst, especially if the pipe is in a weak condition. When this occurs, treatment must be applied as soon as possible to limit the spread of the damage.
Sewage Contamination Cleanup
ServiceMaster EMT uses only the finest products and equipment in the industry to effectively extract the water and disinfect the building structure and contents. As our technicians have years of experience in drying, decontaminating, and sanitizing properties affected by waste water, they also attend ongoing training meetings to remain updated on the latest water extraction and cleaning techniques. However, we have found that it is crucial that the heating, dehumidifiers, or air conditioning unit remain on in order to allow for the most effective and efficient drying process.
Our specialists will then remove all affected upholstery, furniture, and other items that have been affected by the waste water to a safe, dry location. In addition, aluminum foil will be placed between furniture legs to prevent the water from traveling upwards, sofa cushions and pillows will be propped up, and area rugs and items will be hung to dry. Finally, with our advanced equipment and products, you can be sure that the affected area will be restored efficiently and effectively.
If you ever experience a sewer backup on your property, never try to clean it yourself. This is because it contains many harmful bacteria that can cause negative health effects to you and your family. It is essential that the cleanup process be handled by a professional restoration company.
ServiceMaster EMT is available 24/7 to provide emergency sewage cleanup services in Lake Havasu City, AZ and the surrounding communities at (702) 786-1999.