Heavy storms, sewer blockages, and sewer pipe or septic tank failure can all cause sewage to back up into your home. In addition to the foul odor that comes with a sewage spill, property damage and unsanitary living conditions can occur. Therefore, it is crucial to clean up a sewage spill immediately.
If you have an outdoor sewage spill around your home, you must stop sewage from surfacing by eliminating water flow to into the sewer system. It is also important to repair the plumbing or sewage disposal system to prevent further failure. A clogged sewer pipe due to grease and other materials, or a damaged sewer pipeline due to tree root intrusion, misaligned pipe sections or other structural problems can lead to major sewage backups and spills.
Roto-Rooter water damage restoration technicians and Roto-Rooter plumbers are fully trained in the use of state-of-the-art equipment and technologies to solve all of your plumbing, sewer & drain or water cleanup problems.
When you have a sewage backup in your home, that sewage contains bacteria, fecal matter, viruses and other microorganisms that can cause serious illness. Home sewage cleanup should begin right away. It is important that the affected area be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected to prevent illness or further property damage.