Broward Plumbing Specializes in Sewage Backup Cleanup in Boca Raton
Unrepaired sewage backup can quickly become catastrophic for your commercial or residential property, particularly if sewage water leaks into your home. Our plumbing company in Boca Raton recognizes the challenges of sewage back up and the damage it can have on your business or home. Upon contacting us, our team will come to your place in a timely matter, ready and able to repair and clean the sewage backup as well as preventing future contamination and damage.
At Broward Plumbing we highly recommend to hire a plumbing professional to perform your sewage backup cleanup in Boca Raton, in order to effectively disinfect and sanitize the affected areas, and to prevent bacterial growth. If left untreated or if not treated with the utmost expertise, sewer water damage can cause severe health problems, especially in those 75 years or older and/or young children. Ongoing exposure to wastewater from a sewage backup can result in a number of diseases, including Tetanus and Hepatitis A.
Sewage backup & repair
Upon contact, a sewage repair plumber from Broward Plumbing is sent out to your site right away in order to attend to the sewage backup. Because of its dangerous qualities, it's important that all sewage backup cleanups and repairs in Boca Raton are fixed right away. We won't forget to clean and disinfect any other items in the home that have been infected. This can include carpets, floors, walls, furniture and more. Eliminating these issues can help avoid the spread of viruses or bacteria in the home. In addition, unwanted water leaks can cause mould growth.
What are the signs to look for in sewage backup?
A sewage backup is very common, but there are a few important signs to look for. First, if all toilets in the home seem to be not working. This can indicate a clog or blocked sewer line. When a common pipe is clogged these backups normally happen on the main sewer line where all the drains lead to on a common street.
What are some of the common causes of sewage backup clean up in Boca Raton?
If you notice that none of the toilets in your home are working, this indicated a clog or blockage in your sewer line. To prevent this, you should not flush anything other than toilet paper down the toilet. As well as avoiding dumping grease and other cooking contaminants in your sink drain.
While tree roots might not directly affect your front lawn or sewer pipes, they can quickly grow from other areas
Even if there are no trees located directly above the sewer line at your home or business area, tree roots from a neighbor’s backyard could in fact cause a sewer problem at your house and on your street. Tree roots may grow into pipes and cause blockages or holes that can damage the main sewer line.
Older sewer lines
Older sewer lines in Boca Raton can come with some complications. It can be caused by a cracked or broken sewer line. Clay piping and cast iron were used in older homes and both of these can break down and produce sewer issues.
Broward Plumbing's emergency plumbers have extensive experience when it comes to plumbing and sewage emergencies or cleanup in Boca Raton. Our emergency plumbers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help with any sewer backup emergencies that may arise.
We frequently work with contractors, builders, homeowners, insurance companies and property managers. Our main first priority is to assist in ensuring that everyone on the site is safe from health risks associated with sewage backups. Sewer wastewater leaking into areas of your home or business will cause extensive damage. In addition, proper sanitization and disinfection are important because back up sewage normally contains viruses, bacteria and/or germs. Health risks are altered based on the amount of sewage and the amount of time of exposure to the sewage. Broward Plumbing’s emergency 24/7-response sewage cleaning unit, responds quickly to minimize both the sewage exposure and damage.
At Broward Plumbing, our professional and licensed sewage back up cleanup in Boca Raton team, will quickly control the leak, move forward with removing all sewage and water, sanitize and disinfect all the affected areas, belongings and contents, if required, set up drying equipment and complete any renewal work that may be required.
What are the FAQ's that our clients ask us about sewage backup cleanup in Boca Raton?
Q. What are the average costs associated with sewer backup cleanup?
A. An average cost for a sewer line cleaning can be anywhere between $175 and $450 depending on the type of repair. Snaking can be the less expensive route, costing an average of $90 to $260 which can be a similar price for a service call. Anything more, like fixing the main line can be more costly.
Q. Is sewer backup cleanup typically covered by homeowners insurance?
A. Most commercial business or homeowner’s insurance policies do not cover sewer backup unless specific sewer backup cleanup coverage is added to the policy.
Q. How do you get rid of sewer backup in a bathtub?
A. Scrub with water and soap, immerse in chlorinated water for 15 minutes (1 ounce of bleach per gallon of water) and air dry to prevent rusting
Q. Can a sewer back up really make you sick?
A. Yes, sewer water can make you sick. If you are exposed to it for a period of time, it can induce gastroenteritis or respiratory type symptoms.
When it comes to sewage backup cleanup in Boca Raton, timing and technique mean a great deal. At Broward Plumbing we pride ourselves on treating sewer back up and repairs both efficiently and professionally. We are also available for sewage back up emergency situations that may arise, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To schedule a same day service, call 954.516.7777, or set up an appointment online.