Sewage Damage Cleanup NYC

Sewage is not alien to our everyday life. It is the most dangerous form of water cleanup. The possibility of blood-borne pathogens and other contaminants is high. Due to this dangerousness, it is important to be very careful while dealing with any sewage related act.

Like a city of New York which is the economic suburb with an estimated 2016 population of  8,537,673 distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles (784 km2). New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world with an estimated 23.7 million residents as of 2016.A global power city, New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, and exerts a significant impact upon commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, and sports. It is also been described as an important centre for international diplomacy.

Having known the above, it is very important to keep this city in best hygienic state especially in 3 most economic districts that makes it up (i.e Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan). These boroughs has the estimated combined population of about 6.6 million as at 2016 with 2.6m, 2.3 and 1.6m residents respectively.

In a case of having toilet overflow or sewage backup. The problem goes way beyond the damn smell and yuck factor. It pose a very dangerous risk to our health. It’s a unique cleaning and restoration problem that requires a very specific procedures.  

In the event of negligence, these three major consequences awaits;

• Health Hazard

It is legally advisable to take a swift action because water contaminated with sewage usually contains a variety of bacteria, viruses, and germs that are very harmful to your health. You can experience vomiting and diarrhea or even contract Hepatitis A if you consume contaminated water or food. You can also get sick if you use items that have been in contact with the sewage without disinfecting them properly first (the viruses are not transmitted through the air but the contaminated pieces can easily get in touch with consumables, kitchen utensils, medicines, toiletries, etc.). Be assured that touching such articles with bare hands can cause skin irritation or infection, especially if you have cuts or sores.

• Fire Hazard

If the water level has reached any plugs, electrical outlets, extension cords, or gas-burning equipment, do not touch anything! Get out of the building immediately and call the professionals as the risk of a fire is enormous.

Professional advice: If all your electrical equipment as well as the distribution panel is still safely above water, switch off the power as soon as you detect the problem. Think safety first: wear rubber boots, be sure that you are standing on a dry surface and that you are not touching anything made of metal (pipes, ladder, etc.), stand on a wooden stool or chair (dry wood is not a good electrical conductor), and shut off the main switch with the help of a dry wooden stick or at least – rubber gloves

• Property damage

If your property remains under sewage water for long, the damage will be considerable. Flooring and insulation materials that have been soaked up can no longer be used, as well as mattresses, leather products, stuffed toys, and paper products (including books and documents). Furniture that allows deep cleansing can be saved, as well as washable fabrics, but everything you decide to keep must be disinfected with chlorine bleach, thoroughly rinsed, and completely dried.


• Licensed

They are fully licensed and follows the treatment guidelines, classification the procedures of Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration certification (IICRC).

• Steady Availability

They are always available. 60 in an hour, 24 in a day and 7 in a week for immediate response.
They can be there in 30 minutes from the time of contact with a certified inspector and crew ready to begin work.

• Fully Equipped

They have fully equipped and working facilities that can help you get rid of the filthy sewage. You are surely covered!

•Experience

With more than 25 years experience in the field. They have the technical skills and the expertise to solve your sewage related problems.


• Handling of task of any magnitude

The size of task do not scare them away. Be it private or commercial sewage system, they can be trusted with any job size.


To maintain a healthy standard, always call unto the services of Sewage cleaning and Restoration.