Why You Should Leave Raw Sewage Cleanup to the Pros


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It’s one of those things you hope you never have to deal with, but unfortunately, raw sewage problems do happen. But when you find yourself facing a problem with raw sewage, there are a lot of reasons why you should let an expert handle it.

Many people now know about the dangers that come with mold problems, but raw sewage cleanup is an even riskier problem. When it comes to water damage in your home, getting professional help is always a good idea, but for raw sewage cleanup it can be vital to protecting your family’s health. What’s so scary about raw sewage cleanup?

  • Salmonella. This is a bacterial infection that not only causes unpleasant symptoms itself (nausea, stomach cramping, vomiting and diarrhea), but it can also lead to other diseases that are even worse.
  • Respiratory infections. Left untreated for too long, raw sewage problems can start leading to mold problems, which can be extremely harmful to your health.
  • Intestinal, eye and skin infections. Your respiratory system isn’t the only thing at risk, raw sewage puts you at risk for other infections as well.
  • Hepatitis A. This is an extremely contagious virus that causes a liver infection and harms its ability to function.
  • Bacillary dysentery. This is a serious inflammation of the intestines, which is life-threatening if it’s left untreated. Its symptoms can include stomach cramps, severe abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea.

With so many serious health problems that can come from dealing with raw sewage, you can see why it’s so important to find a professional who’s received proper training to handle the situation.

If you would like to learn more about raw sewage cleanup and water damage restoration, contact us at Rytech for help today!

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