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When To Call A Sewage Remediation Expert
Over the years, we’ve dealt with thousands of homeowners and fielded even more questions. Based on our experience, here is what you should do if your house floods.
While our restoration contractors are on the way, you should:
The sewage spill has flooded the entire room or more than one room
The spill was caused by a problem in the sewer or septic tank back up
The sewage leak occurred more than 24 hours ago
Because of the health hazards, sewage leaks are clearly something you have to take very seriously.
What To Do If You Have Sewage Damage
There is no doubt that having sewer damage inside your home or office feels like one of the worst things that could happen. It’s important to know what to do if this occurs. That’s why we’ve put together a short “to do” list after you’ve called a sewage removal professional.
- Call a professional sewage remediation service.
- Keep rooms and areas surrounding the sewage spill as clean as possible.
- Remove valuables from the area within reason (do not risk personal safety!)
- Do not touch your face, eat, drink or smoke in the contaminated area
- Seek immediate medical attention for any wounds that occurred in the contaminated area
- Evacuate all children, elderly and pets away from the area
Call ServiceMaster By Williams to help you with sewage remediation and removal.
Hiring A Sewage Remediation Company
When it comes to cleaning up sewage spills, professional sewage remediation companies work hard to remove the mess as well as decontaminate your home. We bring all our skills used for water damage restoration and clean your carpet, floors, drywall, upholstery and salvageable belongings. We’ll help you identify which parts of your home need to be cleaned or replaced entirely.
Our remediation contractors bring the latest equipment to the project including vacuums, dehumidifiers, scrubbers, steam cleaners and more. We try to salvage the carpet by cleaning and disinfecting it, but there are times when it is simply better to replace it entirely.
It’s no secret that the biggest benefit of hiring a sewage removal company is the speen in which the mess is cleaned up. At ServiceMaster By Williams, we pride ourselves on a quick response time. This means we’re on the job fast and we’ll have you back to normal as quickly as possible. No one wants to prolong the mess and hazards of a sewage spill.
Sewage Leaks & Health Concerns
Whenever you’re dealing with sewage leaks or spills, it’s an issue of handling infectious waste. This means anyone performing the clean up needs to follow hazardous material protocols to protect themselves and others from disease. The longer sewage leaks exist in the building, the greater the damage and chance of spreading disesase.
Too often, sewage spills happen when no one is at home. This creates the situation where the spill can sit for hours. The potential for viruses and bacteria to spread increase with every hour the spill exists. When cleaning up a situation like this, it’s imperative to have proper saftey equipment including special breathing apparatuses.
Along with the health hazards, sewage spills bring water damage as well. Naturally, water damage creates a high potential for mold damage as well. This is why it’s a good idea to hire a sewage remediation company that handles all the potential issues.
Not properly cleaning sewage back ups or leaks can leave your family exposed to serious hazards. Call ServiceMaster By Williams whenever you have problems with sewage leaks or spills.
Plumbing leaks can ruin your day, but when you have sewage backup in or around your home, it takes your ruined day to a whole new level. That’s where the restoration contractors at ServiceMasters by Williams can help. Our sewage remediation experts are standing by for emergencies just like this.
Sewage spills can be caused by a variety of problems including backed up septic tanks, toilet overflows or problems in the sewer system. Whenever this happens, it creates a hazardous environment in your home, so it’s important that you act fast to protect your loved ones and your property.
With a quick response time, we’ll be at your home or business and begin the clean up process right away. Here’s why we’re a great first call:
- More than 30 years of experience
- Latest technology and experience in sewage clean up and remediation
- Excellent relationships with all the local and national insurance companies
- Fastest response time in the industry
- Backed by the ServiceMaster’s guarantee
When it comes to recovering from sewage damage, it can be difficult to think of all the things you need to do to restore your property to the way it was. In fact, it can be tough to know what to do to make your building habitable again. That’s why you need a team of remediation experts on your side. One of the first things we do at ServiceMaster By Williams is to coordinate with your insurance company. We work on your behalf to help you get the reimbursement you deserve.
Over the decades that we’ve been helping families and businesses recover from sewage damage or other types of damage to their home or office, we’ve developed excellent relationships with all the insurance companies in Worcester, Franklin and Hampshire counties. As a nationally recognized brand, we’re more than happy leverage these relationships on your behalf. It’s just what we do.
Our Service Area
For more than 50 years, the nationally recognized brand of ServiceMasters has been helping business and homeowners just like you with sewage leaks as well as other forms of water damage, fire damage and mold remediation.
Over 30 years ago, the professionals at ServiceMaster By Williams has been operating their franchise serving customers all around Worcester, Hampshire and Franklin counties. If you live in the cities listed below, we offer 24 hour emergency sewage removal and remediation. Don’t hesitate. Call us today.
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