Sewage backup is every homeowner’s worst nightmare. Not only is sewage waste damaging and unpleasant, but also unhygienic. Sewage damage can severely affect a home’s comfort and value, so it’s important to have any waste removed and cleaned up right away. Here are two important reasons to let the professionals tackle any sewage cleanup:
Limit Your Exposure to Dangerous Pathogens
Sewage is an accumulation of human waste, so it is host to many dangerous microorganisms, including viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens. If you attempt to clean up sewage, you are exposing yourself to harmful bacteria and diseases such as E. coli, gastroenteritis, hepatitis A, typhoid fever, and much more. Sewage cleanup professionals have the necessary equipment to protect themselves from contamination and effectively sanitize your home following the procedure. Allowing a sewage cleanup professional to handle any damage caused by a sewage backup protects the health and safety of your family.
Restore Your Home Quickly
As a homeowner, you are not professionally trained to clean up sewage. Sewage damage, like water damage, can be very pervasive and will worsen if not addressed quickly. The longer sewage is allowed to remain in your home, the more damage it inflicts, ruining walls, floors, and furniture. Excess moisture can also lead to long-term mold problems. Don’t waste time and money trying to clean up the mess—hire a sewage cleanup professional to save your home’s value and your belongings.
Sewage cleanup requires a precise set of steps that must be completed a certain way. Attempting to clean up the mess yourself is simply not worth the risk of further damage to your home and health. Let the professionals at Ideal Restoration take care of your sewage cleanup instead. Our field staff contains and treats any damaged areas according to industry guidelines. Our phone lines are open 24/7 for the convenience of our Bay Area customers. Call us today at (888) 419-4279 or visit our website for more information.