IICRC Certified in Applied Microbial Remediation, Odor Control, and Health and Safety - Sewage cleanup, mold removal and remediation, hazardous material remediation.
Sewage in a home can be one of the worst damages that your home or business can encounter. There are several reasons as to why:
Some insurances don't' cover / only cover damages up to a certain amount.
Sewage is a category 3: Category 3 water is grossly contaminated and can contain pathogenic, toxigenic or other __harmful agents and can cause significant adverse reactions to humans if contacted or consumed.
Odor control: Along with cleaning and drying the structure you most focus on odor removal as well.
Health and Safety: Sewage can be very dangerous, and it is necessary to take proper health procedures.
A freshwater intrusion into your home from a broken pipe, refrigerator leak, or any other clean water source that has entered your home can deteriorate into a category two as well as a category three water loss. Depending on
Cleanliness of building materials the water passed through.
Time water sat before remediated (dwell time).
Temperature of ambient air in home.
Category 2: Category 2 water contains significant contamination and has the potential to cause discomfort or sickness if contacted or consumed by humans. Category 2 water can contain potentially unsafe levels of microorganisms or nutrients for microorganisms, as well as other organic or inorganic matter (chemical or biological).
Category 3: Category 3 water is grossly contaminated and can contain pathogenic, toxigenic or other harmful agents and can cause significant adverse reactions to humans if contacted or consumed.