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Oh, no! Not another leak, but where is it even coming from !? And who do you call at 10:30 pm on a Sunday??
Here’s what you’re going to do, call the professionals SERVPRO of McAllen!!!
You must understand that as the #1 preferred company for most insurance companies and local businesses and as a personal preferred go to restoration and mitigation company we KNOW what we’re doing and we do it the BEST!! With 24/7 services available you can expect a fast response and a team out there to you quickly!
Now we don’t want you to feel like there’s nothing you can do. Knowing what kind of categories of water damages there are can you a better understanding of what you are dealing with.
There are 3 different types of water categories, let’s break them down:
Category 1: Clean water
> this is an example of floodwater that does NOT post an immediate health threat, aka clean water. Clean water can result from malfunctioning appliances or melting snow and rainwater. These damages are easy to clean up normally by one self. Note: if this clean up isn’t done within 48 it will turn to our, next, category 2: greywater
Category 2: Greywater
> aka as a sullage. It is referred as wastewater that is NOT contaminated with fecal matter. Household waste water comes from bathtubs and showers, washing machines, dishwashers, and sinks. This kinda water normally contains fewer pathogens than blackwater and can be recycled, like to flush toilets. Note: if this isn’t treated within 48 hours it will turn into category 3: black water.
Category 3: Blackwater
> now THIS is going to be your contaminated water with human waste and other pathogens and toxins. Black water is commonly known coming from broken sewage pipes and contains human waste such as urine and fecal matter as well as even toilet paper. Raw sewage is classified as black water and is known for carrying bacteria and contaminated with dissolved chemicals and particulates, making contact even more dangerous.
If after going over these different categories you suspect your home might be a victim of black or greywater, call the 24/7 cleanup and restoration company you can rely on.
Call SERVPRO of McAllen!!