Sewage Backup Cleanup Services in Philadelphia, PA
What is Sewage Backup Cleanup?
Sewage cleanup is the process of removing sewage after a backup. This includes cleaning up the sewage and restoring your home to its pre-loss state. If you have sewage in your home, call now for cleanup and removal near you.
What is Sewage Backup Cleanup?
A sewer backup causes several types of damage. Although you might be worried about cosmetic damage, sewage is more likely to cause health risks as well as structural problems. The longer you wait to start sewage clean up, the greater the risk of both disease and damage.
Sewage contains bacteria that cause disease and also spreads mold.
Sewage can stain ceilings, walls and floors, furniture and fabrics in as little as an hour.
Depending on the amount of sewage, it can weaken the structure of your home. Drywall and plaster can crumble and wooden studs and subflooring can warp or split.
Raw sewage can also damage or even ruin appliances.
How Do You Clean up Sewage?
Sewage Cleanup Process
Removal and Disposal
Disinfect and Deodorize
Once dry, they disinfect and deodorize your home to prevent odors, mold and bacteria.
Can You Get Sick From Cleaning up Sewage?
Unfortunately, yes, you can get sick from cleaning up sewage. Since sewage contains human waste, it is a breeding ground for bacteria, mold and, in rare cases, even disease. Sewage also releases toxic gases like methane and hydrogen sulfide that can lead to breathing issues or even suffocate you. Still, the most common health risks of sewage are E. coli, Hepatitis and other bacterial infections.
How Much Does It Cost to Clean Up a Sewage Backup?
Cleaning up a sewage backup costs between $2,000 and $10,000. However, there are several factors that determine the cost of sewage cleanup. For this reason, it’s hard to provide an accurate estimate over the phone. That’s why we are happy to come out and provide a free estimate for all sewage cleanup services.
Why Hire a Sewage Removal Company?
Raw sewage contains mold and bacteria that pose a number of health risks. For this reason, cleaning up sewage can put your family at risk. A sewage cleanup company has the training and equipment to clean up the damage safely. With Restoration 360, you get fast, reliable cleanup and removal. After a backup, call 1-888-992-8371 to talk with a sewage cleanup specialist near you.
Always Free Estimates
Our specialists check the damage and provide a free estimate for sewage cleanup.
24-Hour Emergency Service
30-Minute Response Time
Licensed and Insured
Professional Equipment and Techniques
We Work With Your Insurance Company
Lastly, we accept all insurance companies and can even work with them directly to make your life easier.
Frequently Asked Questions About Sewage Removal
Sewage is wastewater that contains human excrement and solid waste sent down the drain or flushed down the toilet.
Unfortunately, sewage backups are usually not covered by homeowners insurance. Most policies consider sewer backups as a type of flood. However, separate sewer insurance is available in some cases.
You can clean up sewage on your own as long as you take the proper safety precautions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing protective equipment during sewage backup cleanup. This includes goggles, face shield, ventilator, gloves, long sleeves, pants and heavy boots.