Cleaning Sanitary Sewage
Sanitary sewage is a health hazard. If you experience a back-up be very careful to avoid contact with any sewer discharge which may carry infectious diseases like hepatitis and salmonella. If you are having back-up issues, slow draining tubs and/or sinks and hear gurgling noises in your drains please give us a call at 813-259-1693. Technicians from the department will be dispatched to make sure there are no stoppages in our lines contributing to sewer-related issues on your property.
If you want professional help in cleaning up after an overflow:
Look under carpet cleaning in the yellow pages.
If you do choose to do it yourself:
Always wear protective gloves and boots. Rain gear is also advisable.
Avoid contact with raw material, and be particularly careful of your face and eyes. Goggles are recommended when you are using a hose.
Protect all cuts and scrapes. Immediately wash any wound that comes in contact with sewage.
To clean up after a back-up:
Hose down the area, then wash surfaces with hot soapy water.
Disinfect surfaces with a 1:10 solution of household bleach and water.
When you're finished:
Wash hands thoroughly before preparing food or eating.
Wash and disinfect any clothing and supplies immediately after use.
For any Sewer related claims contact Claims at (813) 274-5708