Sewage Cleanup

Sewer backups show no concern for the places they invade. Sewage cleanup is a scary thing, as virtually all surfaces it encounters become breeding grounds for bacteria. This makes it a very unique type of damage restoration project. Whether this has happened in your residence or a commercial location, we know the best way to properly take care of the cleanup. Various flooring types, contents and room finishing materials can create a tricky situation. In most cases, the carpet and drywall will have to be disposed of. Even water that looks clean and clear can carry harmful bacteria. If it came out of a sewer, presume it to be contaminated. Below are a few suggestions when it comes to dealing with sewage back-up in your property.

1. First, call your local plumber. Since sewage is a health hazard, do not try to repair the cause yourself

2. Be aware of hazards such as: electric shock, slipping and toxic odors from sewer back-ups

3. Call Lamunyon Dry Out & Foundation Repair to begin emergency service: 800-528-5535

 

4. Call your insurance company or local agent and advise them of the situation

  • Be prepared to provide information about how the water loss occurred
  • Let them know that you have called us – once we assess the situation, we will touch base with your insurance company to share loss specifics

5. While we are on our way, you may want to:

  • Move valuables to higher ground
  • Do not try to remove contents or salvage anything just yet – each surface contains thousands of bacteria you don’t want to spread around
  • Perch furniture up with wood blocks or plastic wrap to minimize moisture exposure

Why Should You Use a Water Restoration Company?

This is an excellent question! While attempting to restore damage yourself may seem like a cost saving measure, it can become a long-term expense in the end. Why? Well, trained water restoration contractors adhere to a strict set of remediation guidelines. Examples of such certifications are Clean Trust (IICRC), ASCR, WLI, or WLS. These indicate that the company and the technicians all have extensive training in the science of water damage, sewage related bacteria and health concerns, as well as clean-up using safety and preventative removal methods to ensure there are no future damage issues, such as mold or other contamination.

Moreover, you will want to choose a company with many years of experience. Personal recommendations from your insurance agent, friends or neighbors may help in deciding. Finally, ensure the contractor follows the IICRC S500 standards for professional water damage restoration. This standard is for the safety and health of your family, property and insurance needs.

How Does Lamunyon Clean Up Sewage Damage?

Lamunyon Dry Out & Foundation Repair strictly adheres to IICRC S500 guidelines for water/sewage damage restoration, insurance loss assessment & evaluation, categorization of the water, professional drying methods, structural and content considerations, detailed monitoring of the drying progress and final inspection details. We also use EPA containment methods, professional disinfecting, as well as the removal and disposal of contaminated carpet, drywall and other items. All of our work is covered by a 1-year general warranty (excluding mold testing & remediation).

In fact, when you call us, a uniformed team of trained technicians will meet you on-site and thoroughly discuss the actions needed to bring your home back to safe environment. We work with you so that you understand each part of your loss and always get your permission prior to starting any type of work. We proudly arrive prepared to begin the clean-up process. Specific details of your property’s clean-up process will be provided once we arrive on-site and assess the damage; we value the importance of your home.

Lamunyon Dry Out & Foundation Repair Regional Offices

Clay Center

1541 18th Rd. 
Clay Center, KS 67432
Phone: 785-632-1259

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Manhattan

Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone: 785-539-0900

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McPherson

McPherson, KS 67460
Phone: 620-241-4242

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Salina

Salina, KS 67401
Phone: 785-825-4200

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Topeka

3615 SW 29th St, Ste. 201
Topeka, KS 66614
Phone: 785-228-1400

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Wichita

Wichita, KS 67204
Phone: 316-500-2655

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What Our Customers Have to Say

mold remediation in Russell, KS

Ya'll did a fantastic job. Your company is the one I will recommend . Thank You!

Brad Krug - Russell, KS 67665
basement wall support/reenforcement in Stanley Hutley, KS

Caleb, Issac and Jake are very hard workers and professional, reliable and trustworthy employees. They completed the project in a timely fashion and I would not have a problem giving them a reference. Caleb and this crew obviously take pride in there jobs. I was impressed in there attention to details. Totally satisfied. Thanks much!

Topeka - Stanley Hutley, KS 66606
Waste water cleanup and dry out in McPherson, KS

A big thank you to Lance who responded to our late night call for help and to Jed and Gustav who arrived the next morning for the tear out and treatment process! These men did a fantastic job!

Rachel - McPherson, KS 67460
Water Removal and Dry Out; Removal of Black Mold in McPherson, KS

Lance and Gustav did were wonderful! They went above and beyond to serve our facility and to do a quality job for us!

Captain Arlo Blevins-McPherson Co. Jail Administra - McPherson, KS 67460
foundation repair-bowing walls/waterproofing/window wells in Topeka, KS

I waited to submit my review until the work completed was put to the test. Overall-this has been an exceptional experience. The work crew at Lamunyon headed by Caleb were very professional, efficient, courteous and hard working. There was no water in my basement during the heavy rains and flooding! Regarding service, I did have one minor problem and after letting them know, was contacted by Dave that same evening and a workman came to my home to fix it the next day. I was a little shocked by how quickly they took care of the problem. Without hesitation--I highly recommend them.

Renee Dexter - Topeka, KS 66604
Repairs to settling foundation and bowed wall in Topeka, KS

Lamunyon's David Hoes and his crew were very professional about explaining the procedure in the way they were going to correct our problem.David and his crew very polite, courtesy, nice to talk to and polite. Our house had settled about 3" and the doors sticking or not closing. We also had a bowed basement wall with a lot of cracks. David and his crew came in with there equipment closed the basement door and went right t work. At the end of each day David would explain what they done for the day and that they will be here the next day and started about 8. It was unbelievable at the amount of work that they had to do just raise the house enough to secure the house from settling again. By Friday they had lifted the house, install three square beams in front of the bowed wall, cleaned up the dust and dirt, wiped off the floor on their hands and knee. Now, the doors close shut with no sticking, the house does not make cracking noise, and we feel alot better about our house now. We want to give these guys a big thank you and that they deserve praise from their company.

Jim Razo - Topeka, KS 66614

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