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Sewage Back up Cleanup

Sewage water is full of extremely high concentrations of microbes, bacteria, and viruses. Sewage backup is considered the most hazardous of all types of water damage, so it is essential to hire a certified sewage damage restoration contractor to handle the cleanup.

At Insight Restoration, we have over 50 years of collective experience restoring properties to their pre-loss condition. Equipped with a professional team of certified technicians, we are available to take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Servicing North Idaho’s Bonner, Boundary, and Kootenai Counties, we can react fast to any unexpected damage that occurs within your property.

For fast response with professional results, call Insight Restoration TODAY at (208) 946-9648.

Proper Restoration Techniques for Sewage Backups

Sewage water is treated differently than other water damage situations. Although we work hard to salvage as much as we can within the affected areas, much of the saturated areas must be removed and replaced with new building materials.

At Insight Restoration, we follow a specific procedure for sewage damage backups per the IICRC regulations:

  1. Extract all standing water
  2. Remove any remaining solid waste, debris, and dirt
  3. Remove all porous items that may have been exposed to the sewage water
  4. Wash down and sanitize any walls and flooring within the affected area
  5. Rinse and repeat
  6. Dry the space using a mix of air movers and dehumidifiers to dry the space effectively
  7. Barricade the space until the drying process is complete
  8. Replace damaged building materials with new

For fast response with professional results, call Insight Restoration TODAY at (208) 946-9648.

The Top 3 Hazards When Facing Raw Sewage

Safety is key when working with hazardous sewage conditions. Hiring a certified sewage backup restoration contractor is essential. However, it is important to understand which hazards are present within your property BEFORE a certified professional arrives.

 Contaminated Food Items

Any food or healthcare items present within the affected area must be immediately disposed of. Bacteria and viruses, such as Hepatitis A, could contaminate your food, which can cause severe health reactions. Luckily, these hazards are not airborne, but if not handled correctly, small particles can easily encounter food, utensils, or medicines present within the affected areas.

 Hot Utilities

It is important to turn off any power breakers within the property to avoid electrocution. When you choose Insight Restoration, we can take the proper actions necessary to ensure power breakers are all turned off.

If you need to access the property before hiring a trained sewage backup restoration contractor, you can take special precautions by wearing rubber boots while on the premises, avoid standing in water while turning the breaker off, and using rubber gloves to turn off the power panel.

Damaged Textiles & Clothing

Clothing and fabrics must be handled with care and discernment when exposed to raw sewage. Only a certified sewage backup restoration professional can properly evaluate which items can be salvaged.

Our team at Insight Restoration is equipped with the proper training to identify which items need to be disposed of and which ones can be properly cleaned.

 For fast response with professional results, call Insight Restoration TODAY at (208) 946-9648.

Choose The Right Contractor To Restore YOUR Property

When damage occurs on your property, the key to proper cleanup is to act fast. Choosing a certified and experienced restoration contractor is key.  At Insight Restoration, we are certified by the IICRC (Institute of Inspection Cleaning & Restoration), and have the expertise to address property damage of any size! Better yet, our trained crews can restore your home to its pre-loss condition quickly, allowing you to get on with your daily schedule with minimum stress.

Affiliated with the Panhandle Building Contractors Association and the National Association of Home Builders, we stay active within the restoration community. Each year we also sponsor the local Relay for Life and other charities that support Breast Cancer Awareness.

Do not wait to call an experienced disaster restoration contractor. The longer you wait, the costlier the damage. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, we are always available to respond to all types of emergency restoration situations. Equipped with the right knowledge and expertise, our team can respond immediately to your call.

For fast response with professional results, call Insight Restoration TODAY at (208) 946-9648.

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