Raw Sewage Clean Up San Francisco
Causes of Sewage damage include
- Overflowed toilets
- Drain backups during a storm
- Water entering a building from outside
- Leaking sewer or drain pipes.
If you have water damage and aren’t sure if its sewage contact us to help.
- We can extract sewage water fast and safe
- We can disinfect the damaged areas
- We can dry the building and all structural members
- We can write reconstruction and repairs estimates
- We can complete the reconstruction and repairs.
- We document for insurance review(photos, and moisture measurements along the way)
- We respond 24/7!
Call us now at 415-529-5637 if you have had a drain back up , overflowed toilet or need general water damage clean up assistance! Raw sewage cleanups are never a DIY job. Only a professional service can guarantee complete cleanup procedures to prevent the spread of toxic materials present in raw sewage.
One of the scariest nightmares for any homeowner is the thought of a sewage spill in the house. Unfortunately, this nightmare has become a reality for many—especially for those living in San Francisco, as the city’s location and old plumbing systems are highly susceptible to cause raw sewage backups and spills.
Between the stench, the ruined property and the anxiety over how to best handle the situation, sewage clogs and backups are financially stressful and worrisome in general. The best course of action is to call a sewage cleanup company right away. You should never attempt to solve the situation yourself. Handling raw sewage is a job for professional technicians who understand the proper protocols for minimizing contamination.
For sewage cleaning services in the San Francisco area, look no further than Allied Restoration. Working under the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification S500 standards, our team of professional cleanup specialists can return your home to normal and cut down on the risks of exposure to hazardous materials. Call our 24/7 emergency response line at 415-529-5637.
Getting in Touch With a Sewage Cleanup Service
Sewage backups are no ordinary mess to be cleaned up. Many homeowners make the regretful mistake of trying to solve the situation themselves; some attempt to do part of the cleaning to perhaps save money or to make it easier for the cleanup crew when they arrive. This almost always leads to further problems such as contamination and exposure to dangerous pathogens and bacteria.
The best option for any homeowner dealing with the unfortunate reality of a sewage clog and spill is to call a cleaning crew immediately. Professional cleaning services understand all the steps to take in order to minimize the risk of exposure to the various pathogens, fungal contaminants and even viruses that are often present in raw sewage. Homeowners that try to take matters into their own hands risk spreading toxins around the house, making the situation worse for them and more difficult for the cleaning crew.
Sewage Clogs in San Francisco
Homeowners in San Francisco, unfortunately, are at a greater risk for sewage backups in their home. Due to the old, clay sewer lines running under the streets of San Francisco, tree root intrusion and damage from earthquakes are particularly hazardous for plumbing.
While heavy rains, which flood sewage lines with water and debris, are often an issue in any town, San Francisco’s pipe system exacerbates the situation. This all the more reason to contact a professional cleanup service as they’re familiar with the challenges involved in the area.
Quick Tips for Homeowners Facing a Sewage Overflow in the Home
While the actual cleaning should always be left to the professionals, there are several steps a homeowner can follow if a sewage backup occurs. The area where the backup happens, however, should be avoided as much as possible. It can’t be stressed enough to leave the actual cleaning of the sewage to a professional. Risks associated with raw sewage spills include:
- Exposure to harmful pathogenic organisms and bacteria such as E. Coli
- High risk of contamination throughout the building
- Damage to plumbing structures and other property
Fortunately, you may be able to avoid these issues by contacting a professional service as soon as the problem occurs.
To cut down on the risk of breathing in anything harmful toxins from the sewage spill, homeowners may wear breathing masks purchasable at virtually any hardware store. Wearing rubber boots around the area where the sewage spill occurred is also an effective method to reduce the risk of spreading contaminants around the house.
Following these steps until professional services arrive not only can keep you and your family safe, but it will also help facilitate the cleanup operation. It is a smart idea to contact neighbors in the area to make them aware of the incident. It is very common to see sewage clogs affecting more than one home in a given area.
Allied Restoration Company can provide the most efficient and professional sewage cleanup services to homes in San Francisco. If you’ve been the unfortunate victim of a sewage clog or backup, don’t hesitate to call us at 415-529-5637. We also provide complete restoration services for property that has recently been damaged from sewage spills.
If you suspect that your home has been contaminated by sewage water you should contact a professional air quality professional to determine the extent and origin of the contamination.