One of the most dangerous substances that can enter a home or business is sewage. Sadly, most people don’t understand just how hazardous sewage is, especially for small children, people with compromised immune systems, the elderly or people with respiratory problems.
Raw sewage, fecal matter, and bacteria make up “blackwater” and require an expert to properly cleanup and remove. U.S. Flood Team’s sewage damage technicians have the experience, skill, and rapid response time that ensures you and your family’s well-being after a sewage backup incident. We handle all damage that is the result of a clogged sewer line backup or break. Call day or night for immediate help!
Most common reasons that cause a sewage backup:
- Soil settlement
- Misaligned joints
- Tree roots clogging pipes
- Pipe collapses
- Fats, oils and grease going down the drain
- Other items that have been flushed down a drain
We cannot stress enough how important it is to quickly take the steps needed to prevent further damage from occurring. The longer you put it off the cleanup, the more severe and costly the damage will become. You will most likely also have to deal with mold damage if your building or contents remain damp, and wet.
If the damage area is wet, immediate action is need to:
- Dry the affected area immediately to prevent mold growth
- Disinfect and sanitize the affected area to prevent further exposure to possible waste material, household chemicals, and diseases contained in the wet area.
This is why it’s important to get help from a sewage backup company can be onsite immediately, 24/7 no matter the time of day or night. When there is sewage in your home or business, you don’t have the luxury to wait for a response, or not knowing if and when it will come.