Walking into your bathroom and seeing a toilet overflow, to plainly put it, stinks. When water backs up and creates a mess in your home, it makes damages that need to be cleaned. Unlike some water damages-- this type can be highly contaminated. Here are a few tips from the pros on how to safely contain contaminated water damages in your home:
- Stay out of affected areas by the water damage.
- Treat all bodily fluids as if they could be contaminated.
- Turn off the HVAC system, if there is sewage damage in the home.
- Call us, SERVPRO® of Madison, Rockcastle, Garrard, & Lincoln Counties at 859-623-0000.
All in all, water damages can be scary regardless of what kind they are, but sewage backup and toilet overflow water damages are a different type altogether. Watch out for these damages in your home and follow the tips we shared. It could save your family from getting sick from the damages. We are here to help, so let the professionally safely and effectively, clean and dry, your toilet overflow water damage.