Contaminated water that has entered your home or business is classified in the restoration industry as Category 3 contaminated water. Category 3 water invades with more than just water, but also bacterial contaminants. Bacteria are everywhere and makes up most of Earth’s mass. Bacteria can multiply at an alarming rate. The smell that comes with a water intrusion isn’t just from mold growth, but also that of bacteria present. The toilet that has overflowed, stagnant water, the fish tank that has broken, all these examples have significant amounts of bacteria with them. When you have Category 3 water that contaminates your home or business it is important to have a professional inspect, and remediate properly.
SERVPRO of Libertyville/ N. Chicago/Lake Bluff are certified to clean a variety of unwanted contaminates such as:
- Mold mitigation and remediation
- Bacteria from stagnant sources
- Sewage Clean Up from sewer back flows
- Outside water intrusions
- Water that has affected a home while away on a vacation