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How to Thaw a Frozen Septic Line
Frozen Pipes, Sewage Cleanup

How to Thaw a Frozen Septic Line

Septic lines are most often found in rural areas. When your winter cabin, for instance, is located out in the woods, the septic line is responsible for treating wastewater from the cabin’s bathrooms, laundry, and kitchen drains. In the countryside, centralized sewer systems are uncommon, giving the septic line importance. The septic line in a winter lodge occupied for a few months of the year, for example, is likely to freeze due to disuse. Normally, the septic line functions well, even under frigid temperatures—if the plumbing is in regular use. Routine draining and flushing of the home’s plumbing system ensures moving water. Immobile water can freeze and block the septic line. If your winter getaway features a septic line, and it freezes in the bitter temperatures of February, you ...
Cleaning and restoration tips, Sewage Cleanup, Water damage restoration

7 Tips on How to Clean Up After Sewer Water Damage

Water damage on its own is an emergency disaster that requires immediate attention. However, when the water damage involves sewage water, there is even more that you need to be worried about. When water damages your property, any porous building materials and furnishings absorb the excess water and moisture. However, when the water is contaminated with sewage, then the materials also absorb the harmful contents of the sewage water. Because of this, they suffer even more harm as damage comes from both the water and the sewage. Knowing this, you will need to take immediate action if your home or business suffers water damage from sewer water. Use the following information to help you figure out how to go about sewage cleaning: 1.      Be Safe While it is important to take immediate ...