Water contaminated with sewage backup should be considered an emergency situation and dealt with as quickly as possible.
Sewer backups should be considered an emergency since the water may contain viruses, bacteria, and other microbes that cause serious illnesses. We are specially trained and use top-of-the-line equipment to quickly and safely clean contaminants like sewage.
THE SEWAGE Removal PROCESS
STEP 1 – Contact
Immediate response to a sewage spill for the safety of property occupants starts with a call to Dry Star.
STEP 2 – Inspection
Inspect for scope of sewage backup & contamination: an inspection of the building interior and exterior is required to make sure that the scope of cleanup and disinfection will be adequate following any sewage or plumbing drain backup or leak.
STEP 3 – Cleaning
Remove, clean, & store salvageable contents: wet contents that can be cleaned (hard-surfaced furniture, dishes, plastic items) should be removed from the sewage backup area.
STEP 4 – Prevent
Prevent cross-contamination: measures to assure that sewage contaminated soil was not tracked into the living area, or appropriate cleaning there if needed and that airborne sewage-contaminated dust (or mold spores) are not blown to other building spaces.
STEP 5 – Remove
Remove any suspect or contaminated drywall, carpeting, carpet padding, paneling, building insulation or similar materials in the affected area.
STEP 6 – Disinfect/Dry
Remove standing water, Collect and discard solid waste, Prepare the affected area for rapid drying & Dry cleaned area.
Category 1: Clean Water Category 2: Gray Water Category 3: Black Water
Category 1: Clean Water
Category 1 water is from a clean source like a broken water supply line or leaking faucet. If not treated quickly, this water can turn into category 2 or 3.
Category 2: Gray Water
Category 2 water is contaminated and could cause discomfort or illness. Examples: Washing machine overflow; toilet overflow with some urine, but no feces.
Category 3: Black Water
Category 3 water is grossly contaminated and could cause severe illness or death if ingested and any contact should be avoided.
SEWAGE Removal IS A MESSY TASK THAT
NEEDS TO BE DONE, AND DONE RIGHT.
Drystar Restoration, LLC is committed to excellence in every aspect of our business. We uphold a standard of integrity bound by fairness, honesty, and personal responsibility.
Our distinction is the quality of service we bring to our customers. Accurate knowledge of our trade combined with ability is what makes us true professionals.
Above all, we are watchful of our customers’ interests and make their concerns the basis of our business.