There are a few situations in which you wouldn’t hesitate to consider them an emergency. A fire, for example, would be one of those situations. Floods and severe weather would also be considered emergencies by most people. Another emergency situation that many people don’t think about is one that can cause severe illness when not handled by professionals. That situation is sewage cleaning.
Sewage water doesn’t necessarily mean water or other material from a sewer. Instead, the explanation is broader than that. Sewage cleaning is necessary in situations that are as simple as a dishwasher flooding the kitchen, a broken water line that has flooded or been contaminated, or a washing machine flooding, and as complicated as standing water that has become infested with microbial growth, overflow from rivers, sewers, toilet overflow, etc.
Sewage cleaning should always be handled by a professional sewage cleaning service that has 24-hour emergency service available. Because time is of the essence when it comes to these dangerous microbes and gasses spreading, you can’t afford to wait until the morning for regular business hours in these kinds of situations. A sewage cleaning professional will have the right tools necessary to clean up the problems in your home or business safely and effectively. Additionally, they will have standard protocols, protective suits, and necessary equipment that will keep them safe while performing the sewage cleaning.
Even the most daring of DIY-ers should never attempt sewage cleaning, since the contaminants involved can be deadly through spreading of microbes, microscopic ingestion, and accidental cross-contamination. Please don’t risk your safety and the safety of others around you by trying to do your own cleanup in these situations. Do the safe thing and contact our professionals at Spangler Restoration for sewage cleaning.