SoCal Water Damage’s sewage remediation services deal with raw sewage issues resulting from toilet, shower, or sink backups, cracked pipes or leaking seals, or even broken lines and pipes. Sewage damage is the most dangerous form of water cleanup. The possibility of blood-borne pathogens and other contaminants is high. Category 3 water loss involves water that is grossly contaminated and can contain pathogenic, toxigenic, or other harmful agents. Such water may carry silt, organic matter, pesticides, heavy metals, regulated materials, or toxic organic substances.
It is very important to remove all standing sewage water. Contaminated water from a sewage backup should be considered an emergency situation and dealt with as quickly as possible. So call SoCal Water Damage & Remediation Services. We will respond to your property within 60 minutes from being dispatched.
Remove affected materials
Sewer backups should be considered an emergency service since the water may contain viruses, bacteria, and other microbes that cause serious illnesses. Our experts are trained & certified to identify & remove all contaminates. So you can get back to normal as soon as possible.
The containment and drying phases happen simultaneously. While drying out the home, wet areas are closed or contained off in order to concentrate the drying to the areas affected by the water damage. Once your home or business is all dry you can then start the reconstruction.
The Steps We take
Our certified technicians wear protective equipment such as tyvex suit, rubber boots, face resporator, and waterproof gloves while cleaning up the
spill or handling contaminated items. Discard any materials that got affected be the sewage water, such as
mattresses, carpeting, wall coverings and
upholstered furniture. Assume anything
touched by sewage to be contaminated.
All saturated drywall, cabinets, flooring need to be removed for proper drydown procedures. Then we, sanitize & disinfect with a anti-microbial wash. Once clean up is complete, we place state of the art drying equipment to dry out affected items to prevent the growth
WARNING: Do not mix ammonia cleansers with bleach as toxic vapors will form. Do not walk in the standing sewage water as you can get a blood-bourne disease.