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Restoring Damage Caused by Black Water

1/31/2020 (Permalink)

Black Water in Your Cerritos/Hawaiian Gardens Home

When a residential flood takes place, our team examines the characteristics of the affected area to determine what category or how severe the water damage is. Category 3 is the most noteworthy and damaging as it is used to classify the water as hazardous. This type of water quality is also commonly referred to as Black Water. 

  • What is Black Water?

Black Water or Category 3 Water Damage is defined as originating from sewage water which means it contains harmful chemicals and bacteria. 

  • Restoring Spaces Impacted by Black Water

If your home is impacted by black water, it is extremely important to let the trained experts handle the restoration of the space. Because black water contains harmful substances, specific quarantine procedures are employed to ensure full extermination and restoration of the affected area.

If your space is impacted by a Black Water flood, don't hesitate to call the experts at SERVPRO of Cerritos/Hawaiian Gardens.

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