Category 2 Water Damage
Category 2 Water Damage is also known as
gray water. This type of water is contaminated and could cause sickness if
ingested. This water may be contaminated with chemicals or the water
itself may have biological contamination such as microorganisms that are
harmful for people and pets.
This type of water damage could result from:
- Broken dishwashers or washing machines
- Overflowing toilets with urine only
- Sump pump failures
- Fire sprinkler water
- Untreated Category 1 water
This category of damage can be tricky to clean up yourself. Because of the
contamination, it is important that you address all the damaged areas and
promptly decontaminate the area. Contaminated danger isn’t always easy to
detect. A professional will be able to use sophisticated equipment to
measure contamination in all areas for proper clean up.
Because of the threat it poses to your family and pets, it is a good idea
to call a professional on this one if you are not an experienced in water
damage clean up.