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How to Handle Water Damage from a Backed-up Toilet

7/29/2022 (Permalink)

Having a toilet back up in your home could be one of the most frustrating things that can happen to a person. Calling a plumber, although at the top of your list, should not be your only call. The water coming from your toilet could contain bacteria and numerous other micro-organisms that could be hazardous to your health. You should be ready to call the professionals to help take care of your home for your and your family’s health. As mitigation specialists, SERVPRO of Mason City has the tools and equipment to make sure you and your family will be breathing clean sanitary air in almost no time at all. There are a few steps you can take before the PROS gets there though.

  • Make sure to keep pets and children clear of the affected area.
  • Do NOT use fans to try and dry it up, you may be blowing bacteria all over your home.
  • Call a plumber if the issue cannot be resolved by you.
  • Call your insurance, most back-ups from toilets and drains are covered by insurance.

 Remember the pros are only a phone call away.

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