You don’t want to think about it, but it’s always a possibility: sewage flooding can strike your home when you least expect it. Whether pipes burst or your toilet backs up, there’s always the potential for this type of flooding to occur, no matter where you live. If you find yourself dealing with sewage in your home or if you just want to know how to be prepared in the event that this ever happens to you, we’ve got information you need below. Check out these myths about sewage cleanup and see for yourself if there’s something new you can learn.
When your house floods, dirty water wreaks havoc on the underlying structure of the house, your personal belongings, and the health of your family. Flood waters contain many contaminants and lots of mud. High dollar items can get ruined all at once, even with just an inch of water.
Cleaning up is a long and hard process. After the danger has passed and you are safely in your home with access to clean water and electricity, you need to use your time and energy wisely. Focus on sanitizing and cleaning the heart of your home, the kitchen.
All porous materials will need to be discarded. You will have to clean and disinfect every hard, sealed surface.
If your house has a basement, a sump pump is a great appliance to prevent against flooding. A pump sump essentially diverts water from the house safely, especially at times when there is a threat of your home getting flooded and the risk of water damage.
If there is sump pump failure, your basement can get flooded and if this occurs, you must act very quickly. Water damage can be a progressive problem and if not handled quickly, can lead to the growth of mold and mildew, structural damage, etc.
Sump pumps are extremely important and help to keep the basement in your home dry. When there are heavy rains, the pump switches on and removes the water away from your home. However, sometimes your sump pump can malfunction and fail, which can cause damage to your home. In this article, we will discuss some of the causes of pump failure and what to do when this happens.
Although water damage can happen year-round, winter gives water damage a variety of outlets that the other seasons don’t offer. Because of this, winter storms cause billions of dollars in damage every year in the United States. Cousino Restoration is here to explain three different types of common winter water damage that can affect your home or business.
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