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Category 3 Floods at Your Business: The Benefits of Using a Professional Cleanup Service

6/22/2018 (Permalink)

When plumbing mishaps occur at your The Woodlands, TX business, some might be simple to mop up. However, cleaning and draining flood water that comes from an overflowing toilet or sewer backup can be more complicated. Unlike category 1 or 2 flooding, where the water comes from a clean source or may contain some contaminants, category 3 water typically contains urine, feces and caustic toilet chemicals. Calling in a flood damage and cleanup service to handle this type of flood may benefit you and your business in several ways.

Thorough Cleaning Processes

Flooding from a toilet overflow is sometimes known as black water because of its level of contamination. Your building’s toilet may back up and flood a bathroom for several reasons, including:

• A malfunctioning flushometer
• A sewer backup or failure
• Clogged or broken pipes

A service that specializes in category 3 water cleanup has a variety of tools on hand to ensure a thorough cleanup. Flood techs may bring in trash pumps and underwater sump sumps to drain away the mess.

Restoration Services

A flood cleanup company may be able to offer you a variety of aftercare services, including the restoration of damaged rooms and items. For example, if your building’s bathroom floor was stained by black water, flood and restoration techs can advise you about what might be salvageable and the steps they will take to repair the floor.

Deodorization Services

Category 3 flood water can leave an unpleasant odor behind, even long after it is drained away. Sprays and other room deodorizers may only mask the smell for a brief time and lingering odors may start to spread. A professional cleaning service can clear the air with several specialized deodorizing processes that will leave the bathroom smelling fresh and pleasant.

Toilet flood water might leave your The Woodlands, TX commercial building looking and smelling like a sewer. However, a professional water damage and cleanup company has a variety of beneficial services that can restore it into a space you will be proud to call yours. Visit http://www.SERVPROthewoodlandsconroe.com/ for more information on commercial water damage. 

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