Sewage backups stink. In addition, they sometimes create costly water damage. If the sewage is coming from a public sewage line there are major health concerns as well.
If you are experiencing flooding from a sewer backup give us a call. We are a locally owned and operated water damage and restoration company located in Cary North Carolina.
What is a sewer backup?
Sewer backups are defined slightly differently by different people. To some people, it is sewage backing up into the toilet is what they call a sewer backup. These minor issues can be solved by a plumber and their rooter services.
Water damage and restoration companies define them a bit differently; in this case, we are talking about sewer backups which have overflowed, flooded, and caused water damage. Please see our comprehensive page on water damage here: water damage and restoration.
What causes a sewer backup?
- Blockages. Hair. Tree roots. You name it, we’ve seen it. When a sewer line gets blocked, any new water coming in is going to come right back out the path of least resistance.
- Broken pipes. Collapsed and broken pipes can also lead to sewer backups.
- Main sewer line problem. These are the most dangerous because it contains public sewage.
Restoring a home after sewage flood damage
Restoring a home back to normal after flood damage may include
- Working with insurance company
- Removing damaged contents for restoration
- Dehumidifying and drying
- Odor removal
- Repair and restoration as needed