What is a category 3 water damage?
When your Chula Vista home experiences water damage as a result of a flood or other natural disaster, it is important to act quickly because there is a chance that the water on your property will be classified as category 3 water damage.
According to the IICRC S500 defines category 3 water damage as water that is "grossly contaminated and it can contain toxins and pathogens”. The most common sources of Category 3 water include:
- Broken sewer lines
- Backed-up sewer mains
- Extended rain events
- Flash floods
- Hurricane flooding
In case your property presents category 3 water loss in SERVPRO of Chula Vista will remove all affected cosmetic materials such as insulation, hardwood flooring, drywall, carpet padding, carpet, and cushions and uses an anti-microbial spray and HEPA vacuuming to disinfect affected items after the incidents.