ServiceMaster Restoration By Simons, an IICRC Certified Master Water Restorer and member in good standing of the Restoration Industry Association (RIA), provides Sewage Cleaning & Restoration services to Commercial and Residential properties in the Chicagoland area.
How dangerous is sewage backup water?
The IICRC S500 Standards for Professional Water Damage Restoration defines Sewage Backup Water as a Category 3. (Category 3 Water) is grossly contaminated and may contain pathogenic, toxigenic or other harmful agents. Such water sources may carry silt, organic matter, pesticides, heavy metals, regulated materials, or toxic organic substances.
Can I clean Sewage Backup Water myself?
It is important NOT to try to clean this kind of water yourself. Sewage Backup Water contains harmful bacteria and toxins, dangerous organisms you would ordinarily stay away from. It is not advisable to walk through Sewage Backup water, even with proper footwear, as you may cross-contaminate your property as you walk through it. Call the Sewage Backup Water Removal experts.
Is Sewage Backup in my property covered by my insurance?
It is important to review your commercial or residential property insurance policy to make sure that you have proper coverage for Sewage Backup. Most insurance companies now require a separate coverage or a Sewage Backup endorsement on your policy in order to be considered for coverage. Contact your insurance agent to discuss this coverage. If you don’t have it discuss the additional coverage with your agent or insurance professional.
Will Mold develop as a result of Sewage Backup Water?
If you do not have the Sewage Backup Water removed and the area disinfected and dried immediately, the answer is YES. Sewage Backup Water or Category 3 Water contains enough germs and bacteria that microbial growth is almost immediate. Microbes can grow almost anywhere including textiles, wood and drywall. Mold Remediation becomes a necessary service for your property.
Who can I call for Sewage Backup Cleaning & Restoration near me?
Immediately call ServiceMaster Restoration By Simons. ServiceMaster By Simons is the industry’s leader in the Cleaning & Restoration of Sewage Backup Water for commercial and residential properties. Call now at 773-376-1110 or toll free at 855-9-SIMONS (855-974-6667) or click here to contact us.