RESTORE YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. RESTORE YOUR LIFE
Sewage backups can happen unexpectedly, and it’s important to get your home, your place of business and your life back to normal as soon as possible. After the repairs are made and the plumber has left, you can still have a bacteria-filled mess to clean up. Sewage backups can cause lasting damage to your home and leave behind a nasty odor and hazardous waste.
PROFESSIONAL CARE WHEN YOU NEED IT THE MOST
Our technicians are trained to thoroughly cleanup sewage and properly dispose of any damaged materials. With BioHelpers on site, you can be confident that our team of professionals will get the job done right the first time. We’re licensed and bonded, and each of our teams are ready to not only remove the damage but also repair it. We will ensure all odor is eliminated and your home is returned to its previous condition. Once the job is done, we will manage any necessary insurance claims for you so you can get back to your life.
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WHAT YOU SHOULD DO NOW
- Evacuate any people or pets from the affected area who may be sensitive to or unaware of the danger posed by toxic backup.
Open windows and doors, if necessary, to ventilate the area.
- If you can access your main distribution panel safely, turn off the power and water supply. If it is a larger spill, contact your utility companies immediately to have them shut off the supply of water, gas, and/or electricity to your home.
- Remove any uncontaminated objects (furniture, art, etc.) that may be damaged if exposed to harmful gases or odors for any prolonged period.
- Contact your insurance company to begin filing a claim. Make sure to take pictures of the affected area and any damaged objects covered under your policy.
- Talk to one of our trained specialists today. Same-day service is available in most cases.
Sewage Backup Health Risks
No matter the location of your sewage backup in your home or office, it is important to understand the health risks of raw sewage. Especially if sewage backup is located in a basement or other location with poor ventilation, contaminants and pathogens living in the sewage pose a number of potential hazards.
Serious diseases, such as hepatitis, cholera and typhoid fever are known to be carried by sewage and wastewater, as well as harmful bacteria E. coli, salmonella and others. These can lead to skin irritation, respiratory infections, dysentery and . Fumes from gases emitted by sewage, such as hydrogen sulfide, can cause bronchitis, pneumonia, and sinus infections.
If you find yourself needing to deal with a sewage backup problem and don’t know where to start, call on a professional service that can safely stabilize the site and get it back to its original condition. Give BioHelpers a call today, and we will address your needs as soon as possible.