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Sewage Backup In Commercial Properties Risk & Prevention

Sewage backup can lead to a variety of different issues in commercial properties in Tempe. When facing sewage back up it is important to send in a professional team for them to deal with it. They have the proper tools and knowledge to get the job done properly. Backed-up sewage can cause leaking which can lead to water damage. Since it is sewage it would be a higher category of water damage which would lead to more expensive repairs and fixes. Trying to fix the mold and the damage it causes would take longer and we would need to utilize more tools to properly get the job done.

Sewage backup can come from a variety of places to commercial properties in Tempe. Most of the time the people who experience sewage backup get it from their toilets. This is so common because it is very easy for a toilet to get backed up. Especially if you are always using too much toilet paper or just flushing stuff down it constantly. When your toilet gets clogged you are supposed to use your plunger to fix the clog, but that doesn’t mean it is stopping your pipes from getting further filled up. When you flush too many items at once this can lead to your pipes being congested and causing the sewage to redirect. Once this happens you may experience leaking and your toilet overfilling. There may also be leaking around the base of your toilet and if you experience any of these it is suggested that you call a professional to come in and take a look.


Preventing Sewage Backup in Tempe

To prevent sewage in Tempe back up you should first tell yourself, what could be causing it to happen. Think about how you use your toilet and if you properly flush it. This can be a big factor when it comes to sewage backup. If you have a lot of women in your home you may also experience the shower being clogged and the dirty water in the drain reversing and spewing back up from the drain. This is because it is being overfilled with hair and other materials. That is why it is a great idea to get a drain protector to catch the hair instead of letting it get washed down the drain. This could lead to further congestion causing you bigger issues in the future. A good idea you can also use it, if your sewage system has septic and sewage pumps, you should regularly check them for damage, and if they are damaged get them repaired frequently. This can slow down the risk of getting your sewage backed up. It can help with the flow in the pipes and unclog all that congested gunk in the pipes.

You can install check valves into your system to help prevent sewage backups in Tempe. At first, you may not realize that your sewage is backing up. This is common because the signs aren’t always super evident and stick out. But some signs are your toilet water bubbling, drains making a gurgling sound, slow draining in sinks or tubs, lack of water pressure, foul odors coming from the drain, water coming into the bathtub every time the toilet is flushed, and lush growth of grass around a water pipe. These are signs you should check for regularly because you don’t want your backup to cause water damage to your home. With water damage comes to mold and interior issues in your home. Mold can spread throughout your home and cause large amounts of respiratory issues. It can even lead to you having a stroke or developing other health conditions if you are exposed to it for too long. It can start to spread and cause a large infestation and then you will have a much more troubling task on your hands.

The main way to prevent sewage backup in Tempe is never to flush or wash anything that isn’t supposed to go down the pipe. This is a good way to stop it from happening and to ensure you won’t have to deal with any of the issues it brings. Things like feminine hygiene products, cotton balls, flushable adult or baby wipes, and paper towels are not meant to be flushed down the drain. Even though the flushable wipes are advertised they can be flushed, if you use too many at once you are most likely going to cause a sewage backup or a clogging in your drains. What these objects do is accelerate the formation of backups in your drain. I know it is tempting to just flush some of that stuff down the drain, but if you don’t you will be saving your time and money. Most importantly protecting your pipes from damage.

If you have any questions or concerns sewage backup in Tempe, please reach out to our ASAP Restoration team. We are more than happy to help you understand the issues or problems you are facing. We know this can be scary if you are new to it and have never experienced it. That is why we are here to help you every step of the way.

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