Septic Backup in Athens, GA
A septic backup is a nightmare for any homeowner. This particular instance occurred in the basement of this Athens, GA home. The contaminated water and debris came out of the toilet spilling onto the basement carpet. SERVPRO of Athens arrived onsite to do an initial extraction and cleaning of the contamination making it “Like it never even happened.”
Industry standard requires that SERVPRO of Athens remove all affected materials in a category 3 situation. Category 3 water damage is defined as a water damage with pollutants/contaminants that can be very dangerous to health. Septic backups, rainwater or groundwater intrusion, or water that has been sitting for a long duration are all classified as contaminated water source. CAT 3 water damages can be very dangerous to the health of individuals and the structure in which the damage occurred.