Sewage backup and sewage damage in your basement or anywhere in your home is one of the most disturbing situations imaginable. Not only can the noxious and toxic gas from a sewage backup permeate your house with some of the worst odors and damage your property, it can cause extended problems if left unattended. Somonauk, Illinois is not immune to water and sewage damage. Residents of Somonauk should know that their best solution is nearby: the water and sewage restoration services of ServiceMaster Restoration and Cleaning Services by Skip.
When flood and sewage water get into your home, the problems can escalate quickly. Standing water of any kind can easily translate into mold damage if the humidity is high enough. Smells from old water or sewage can reach anywhere in the home, leaving odors embedded in furnishings, clothes, and other textiles, such as drapes.
What can be worse, however, are the health risks. The experts at cite a long list of diseases caused by bacteria that live in sewage. Contact, inhalation, or ingestion can lead to immediate gastrointestinal illnesses, such as giardia. If the sewage somehow seeps into your water system, your water table, or your rural well, the list of conditions increases to include diseases such as shigella, hepatitis, typhoid, and cholera. There’s even a condition called Whipple disease that’s so new, little is understood about the bacterium that causes it, but the symptoms range from stomach cramps and diarrhea to neurological problems.
When powerful rainstorms or flash flooding threaten to create a water or sewage back up disaster in your home in Somonauk, keep in mind that time is important in minimizing damage. Contact us as soon as possible so we can respond 24/7 with water removal, odor removal, and sewage backup remediation service. The sooner the water and sewage is gone, the sooner we can begin water damage repair to floors, walls, and furnishings.
Don’t try to manage such a huge job yourself, especially when your family’s health and the proper repair of your home hang in the balance. ServiceMaster Restoration and Cleaning Services by Skip is your best choice in Somonauk for water and sewage damage restoration.