Biohazard and Sewage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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When dealing with hazardous material it is so important to be safe and dispose of it properly.  SERVPRO of Fresno Northwest is prepared to help with the problem and work with companies that specialize in crime scene cleanup.  No job it too big or too small, our team has the knowledge to remove affected material and smells.  Our special products and equipment remove hazardous materials that can cause harm to you or loved ones.  It's never easy dealing with these types of problems, so let SERVPRO come help.  Our team strives to be professional and sensitive to the situation, so you can trust that we will make the process as easy for you as possible.  

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After any biohazard or sewage contamination in your home or business, your primary focus should be safety:

  • Is it safe to stay in the house?
  • Exposure to biological and chemical contaminants can pose serious health consequences.
  • Flood water can contain sewage, pesticides, and other contaminants.
  • Only do activities that are safe for you to perform.

What to Do After a Contamination

  • Stay out of affected areas.
  • Call emergency service personnel if the situation is life-threatening.
  • Treat all bodily fluids as if they are contaminated.
  • Turn off the HVAC system if there is sewage damage.

What Not to Do After a Contamination

  • Don’t leave wet fabrics in place. Hang furs and leather goods.
  • Don’t leave books, magazines, or other colored items on wet carpet or floors.
  • Don’t use your household vacuum to remove water.
  • Don’t use television or other household appliances.
  • Don’t turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet, and keep out of rooms where ceilings are sagging.

24 Hour Emergency Service

Biohazards like flood water or sewer backups should be considered an emergency and dealt with as quickly as possible. SERVPRO of Fresno Northwest has water damage restoration specialists and has specific training and expertise to safely remediate biohazard contaminants.

We are proud to serve our local communities:

  • Fresno
  • Herndon
  • Pinedale
  • Sierra Sky Park