Why Professionals Should Clean Sewage Damage

Cleaning sewage damage is not a recommended DIY project due to health and sanitation risks. Raw sewage contains many types of pathogens that can be dangerous to your family’s health. Pregnant women, the elderly, and young children are especially susceptible to the diseases and bacteria that may be present in raw sewage.

Here are some of the most notable pathogens in sewage:

Bacteria

  • E. coli
  • Salmonella

 

Parasites

  • Roundworm
  • Tapeworm

 

Viruses

  • Adenoviruses
  • HPV
  • Rotavirus

 

Professionals such as the specialists at Tidal Wave Response have the tools and equipment to safely and effectively clean your home after a sewage emergency, preventing potential infections or illnesses in your family. We also have the know-how and experience to prevent cross- contamination to other parts of the house. Lastly, we use specialized tools to identify all hidden sources of sewage damage, which prevents both long-term damage and potential illnesses in your home.