A pipe or hot water heater burst, washing machine, dishwasher, or toilet overflow are stressful ordeals. The containmated water in your commercial property of home can weaken wood, corrode metals, ruin carpets and trigger mold growth. Highly unsanitary water increases the health risk and structural damage. We remove the water and shutting it downb at the source. We provide pipe burst, hot water heater leakage, and washing machine, dishwasher, or toilet overflow cleanup and restoration services to help you get your home or building back to its pre-loss state.
Catstrong is armed with the best equipment and experienced personel. We’re ready to take on the challenges that you may have for us. Our objective is restore your daily life ASAP. Our team is ready to deliver it 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Washing machine, dishwasher, or toilet overflow contain your home’s sewage. If they leak or burst, they can create damage during and after the plumbing emergency. Burst pipes can cause the following structural damages: cracks on floors and ceilings, cupped wood floors, wood rot, rust, nold and mildew, soiled furniture, wet electronic. Since the water is practically coming from your sewage, your family or employees living or working in your buildings or home may acquire diseases and illnesses, due to the toxic chemicals and microorganisms that you come in contact with either through physical contact or by inhalation. The water can carry bacteria and viruses. It’s essential that you get in touch with an expert to handle it right away.
When your property is polluted due to water permeating into areas which are meant to stay dry, it can cause significant damage to wood and metal components of a building. Wood which is continuously damp can attract pests and become brittle. Cracks will develop in the walls and ceiling. The odor of contaminated water will pervade. With contaminated water, the rusting process tends to go faster. This weakens iron components of your structure and compromises its overall stability. Carpets and rugs are not meant to be subject to heavy water exposure. Water oftens weaken the latex that holds their backings together, making them susceptible to rips, tears and delamination. Black water usually makes carpets unfit for use, but with appropriate restoration methods applied, there’s a good chance they may be salvaged.
When the contaminated water find its way into locations where clean water is stored can cause serious health repercussions. Bacteria can make people very ill and even when they’re not ingested, microbes can cause skin diseases.
Families of mold fungi love to grow on moist surfaces where organic matter can sustain it. Toilet water property in contact with i.e. drywall,wallpaper, wood and other surfaces provide these conditions, enabling mold to form colonies. Mold and its spores have been associated with skin and respiratory irritation. In worst case scenarios, mold can produce mycotoxins that can cause neurological disorders.
When a carpet is badly affected by water damage, it is impossible to absolutely be rid of these hazardous substances. In order to avoid more expensive health problems in the future is to change out the carpet. Unsanitary (black, dirty, etc.) water is water which has raw sewage in it. The EPA classifies it as extremely unsanitary. Complete decontamination of carpets which have been exposed to this sludge is impossible, since the carpet is infested with fungi, bacteria, and viruses.
Water heater overflow is risky due to high temperature. The initial burst of water from a heater is scalding hot. A flooded laundry room carries the danger of having the water reaching power outlets and exposed wiring. When this happens, the water carries a strong electric current that’s enough to kill anyone. The overflow can also short-circuit your electrical system and create sparks. Faulty electrical wiring is one of the most common causes of fire. If your residential or commercial property was flooded by an overflowing heater, there’s a good chance that mold growth may follow suit. Under certain conditions, mold colonies can turn black and toxic. The poison they create has been associateded with neurological disorders and even cancer. –
Catstrong has the state of the art equipment a procedures to perform the remediation.