Rely on the Trained SERVPRO Experts to Remove Hazardous Conditions from Your Property
FEMA reports that floods are one of the most extensive water damage problems for a building. Floods cause sewage from sewer lines to back up into homes and businesses through drain pipes. The common signs within your home or business that you have a sewer problem are dirty water backing up out of a drain or the toilet, or a gurgling sound coming from the pipes. Did you know that you are responsible for the maintenance and repair of your building or sewer lines to the exterior? A sewer lateral is a pipeline between the city's main sewer line which is underneath the street of your structure to your interior drainage system.
A sewage biohazard in Carson City or Sparks can be the result of a crack, age, or blockage from plants and tree roots. Shrubbery and trees with deep roots can grow into sewer lines causing a significant amount of damage. The blockage of an underground sewer line can be the combination of city and private property trees. As a result of this, the costs of its repair is divided between the two entities. If any type of blockage occurs in sanitation lines, it will cause a back-up into your property through the floor drains, most likely in your or first level.
What to do when a sewer backup happens in Nevada:
Sewer water is defined as contaminant water and any contact with it, even if it is for a short period, is a health hazard. Contact with this type of biohazard liquid can lead to diseases and illnesses, not to mention its destruction of your valuables. Cleaning up sewer water is urgent, and it needs to be done immediately because its secondary damage is mold, mildew, contamination of household items and much more.
Steps needed to clean up a sewage backup in your home or business is best handled by a professional from SERVPRO. Biohazardous materials like feces, blood, chemicals, and bodily fluids must be handled with the personnel suited in HAZMAT gear. A wet vacuum should be used, floors and walls need to be mopped and cleaned, disinfectants must be used, and plumbing fixtures have to be flushed out. Additionally, floor coverings like carpets must be steam cleaned or removed. Repair or remove any wet or damaged wallboards and the ductwork must also be dried and sanitized.
When you need emergency help, contact SERVPRO! Our professionals have the training, the protective gear, and specialized equipment needed to clean and remediate biohazard contamination events safely. Concerning crime scene cleanup, call the experienced pros for help. We provide 24-hour emergency services.
SERVPRO of Carson City / Douglas County / South Lake Tahoe / Lyon & Storey Counties is locally owned and operated. We are here to help our neighbors, whenever you have an emergency caused by fire, water, mold, or storm damages. When an emergency occurs, call us at (775) 588-2355.