Overflow of sewage can happen anywhere and anytime. Damage through raw sewage in your home is an avoidable thing. This can happen due to many reasons. Sewage overflow not only damages the property but is also very harmful for the health.
Raw sewage spreads many harmful diseases in humans and animals, which can lead to more serious diseases. So in case of sewage damage, get the help of sewage damage repair experts to get rid of waste, bad smell, bacteria and other harmful organisms.
People do not pay any attention to sewer water system until it leaks or overflew through their sewage system. There are many reasons that create problems in sewage system. There may be leakage in pipes in your bathrooms. After some years the gaskets in pipes get loose and become prone to leak.
Sometimes the pipes get blocked due to sewage clots or because some objects get stuck in the pipes or in the toilet. It is easy to remove the object through the help of a plunger or pump. But for a larger and severe blockage, you will need to call a plumber or a sewage repair specialist.
The pipes are made of metal and they become corroded or worn out. This results in pipe failure. Your pipes need to be changed or sewage damage is unavoidable.
Sometimes the trees around the property are the source of damage of sewage. The uncontrollable growth of roots of plants can penetrate pipes and cause damage. It is not common but serious if happens. Flood is also another reason of sewage damage and flooding can damage a vast area.
Due to the raw sewage in your home, everything is contaminated with it and you should not delay the cleanup process. Catch a professional service for cleanup process. You should leave the place for you and your family’s safety.
You should cut all the electrical supply in sewage damaged area. Evacuate the area and remove all objects like carpets and furniture from the basement. Do not use the taps and do not flush the toilets or it will add more to the problem. Keep the area ventilated by opening the windows. Don’t use the air conditioners or heaters; or the particles from sewage will enter and contaminate your system. These are the precautionary measures that should be taken before the sewage damage experts arrive.
The professional experts have a team of trained staff, equipped with cleaning tools which are necessary for the cleaning up, decontamination and sanitization, immediately to avoid serious health risks. It is costly but very important for your family’s health and also for the building.