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Sewage Back Up

What Causes Sewage To Backup?

Not only are sewage backup damaging to your home or business, they can also be a health hazard. The sewage floods can contain bacteria, viruses, and other dangerous germs that can cause disease and illness. While sewer back-ups are most commonly found in private service lines, they can also be the result of problems in the main sewer line in the street.

Some of the causes for sewage lines to backup include:

  • Soil settlement
  • Misaligned joints
  • Root infiltration
  • Pipe collapses
  • Grease build-up

| Problems Caused By A Sewage Backup

Sewage Clean Up

Sewage issues are problematic for any home, but taking steps to recover from this disasters is very important. That’s why you can rely on ServiceMaster by Singer to handle this situation in the most prompt manner. Our team is here to help you, so contact us or call 1-855-574-6437.

At ServiceMaster Restore®, we have the process, training, and the experience to not only clean up the sewage waste, but help eliminate bacteria and germs. We offer 24/7 emergency service for sewage clean up, and other water damage restoration services to help mitigate the damage. Our immediate response teams are standing by to help you recover from this contaminated water and sewage.

Sewage Clean Up Process

Our experts follow proven steps to clean sewer waste and flood damage:

  • Removal of sewage and water
  • Removal of contaminated furnishings, carpet and flooring, and when necessary, remove and dispose of other items that have been exposed to potential contamination
  • Use of professional grade air filtration systems to ventilate and dry the area
  • Clean and sanitize the area to prevent the spread of microbes that may cause disease or sickness, and when necessary, treatment of the area to help prevent future mold and mildew growth
Note: A guide to preventing sewer backups and flooding from D.C. Water and Sewer Authority

With highly trained restoration technicians who understand the health concerns and requirements that come with working in a space affected by sewage or contaminated water, you can always turn to ServiceMaster by Singer. Contact us today when you need help cleaning up sewage from your home or business.


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Water Removal in Baltimore, MD
The technician I worked with, was very professional and I was satisfied with his work.
Rosalyn W. - Baltimore, MD 21224
April 13, 2017
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