Water damage in San Diego can be a difficult thing especially whenever it pertains to drawing a line somewhere between self-cleanup and expert cleanup. Whether you own a residential property or commercial building there are essential pointers you must consider when deciphering what water damage is manageable by a mop or when you need to call a specialized technician.
Typically small water leakages or flooding like a clear water over flow of the toilet that spills over into the bathroom can be properly and safely cleared up in the home if you find them right away. A kitchen sink that just starts to leak is one more example of a circumstance that probably doesn’t require a professional clean up team. However, if your plugged toilet was left neglected for many hours and the sewage made its way out onto your bedroom carpeting you have a professional problem. Now, not only is the carpet contaminated with sewage water but the padding is too. Damp carpet padding equates to unsolved moisture content build-up unless properly managed. In these circumstances you would certainly need to contact us as soon as possible so we can send out one or more of our trained water damage technicians to handle your water damage areas.
Is water damage in San Diego hazardous to my health?
Water damage in San Diego is not only expensive but can be very threatening to human and animal wellness. There are three types of water that range from least to most hazardous.
- White water: potable water. Water that has very little to handful of unharmful contaminates.
- Grey water: consists of cleaning chemicals, soaps from cooking, oil, hair, and skin particles. Typically anything the average person dumps down their drainpipes or is rinsed in the shower.
- Black water: enters into exchange fecal matter and contains harmful bacteria, which has pathogens that are disease inducing to humans.
If you have flooding or leakage that is classified as black water call us ASAP so we can send out our experts to make sure that your water damage is immediately looked after in order that you can return to a moisture-free environment that is safe and sanitary.