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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

What is Black Water Damage?

4/25/2019 (Permalink)

Example of Black Water Damage.

Black water is grossly contaminated and could cause severe illness or death if ingested and any contact should be avoided. In addition, black water has come in contact with the ground or surfaces that contain: 

  • raw sewage
  • chemicals 
  • bacteria

Do..

  • Treat all water-impacted surfaces and furnishings as toxic, until properly decontaminated.
  • Wash your hands frequently to prevent further contamination
  • Keep children and pets out of contaminated areas. 

Do NOT...

  • Attempt to decontaminate surfaces with sprays and over-the-counter germicidal products, which may not fully disinfect contaminated surfaces.

Call SERVPRO of Bellaire immediately at 713-266-9294 and let the trained and licensed professionals ensure proper clean up and decontamination. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

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