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Case Study: Efficient Sewage Backup Cleanup in Westerville, OH

January 16, 2024 | Case Study,Sewage Cleanup

Client: Non-Profit Organization Providing Affordable Housing for People with Disabilities

Project Overview:
Dry Patrol of Central Ohio was called upon to address a critical sewage backup issue at a community complex in Westerville, Ohio, operated by a non-profit organization that provides safe and affordable housing for people with disabilities. The project was of utmost importance as it aimed to ensure the health and well-being of the residents and maintain a safe living environment. The efficient cleanup and restoration efforts were pivotal in safeguarding the community complex.

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Sewage Cleanup: Scope of Work

The project involved comprehensive sewage backup cleanup and sanitation to restore the affected areas and ensure the safety of the residents:

  • Access and Assessment: The initial step was to access the affected areas by removing floor panels, allowing access to the concrete flooring below. This step was essential to address the sewage backup effectively.
  • Debris Extraction: Dry Patrol’s team swiftly extracted standing debris resulting from the sewage backup. This included removing contaminated materials and any potential hazards.
  • Cleaning and Sanitization: Thorough cleaning and sanitization of the concrete flooring, support posts, and removable floor tiles were conducted to eliminate any biohazardous residues and ensure a safe and hygienic environment.
  • Drying Equipment Setup: Specialized drying equipment was strategically placed to expedite the drying process of the flooring grid and prevent any lingering moisture issues.

Challenges Faced by the Sewage Backup

The primary challenge in this project was the sewage backup, which posed significant health risks to the residents of the community complex. Ensuring swift and effective cleanup and sanitation was essential.

Dry Patrol of Central Ohio’s solution involved a systematic approach to address the sewage backup and restore the affected areas:

  • Immediate Response: A rapid response was initiated to assess the situation and take immediate action to address the sewage backup.
  • Comprehensive Cleanup: Thorough debris extraction, cleaning, and sanitization measures were employed to eliminate any biohazardous materials and residues.
  • Drying Equipment: Specialized drying equipment was utilized to expedite the drying process, ensuring that the flooring grid was thoroughly dry and safe.

The project concluded with the successful cleanup and restoration of the community complex in Westerville, Ohio. Dry Patrol of Central Ohio’s efficient and systematic approach to sewage backup cleanup safeguarded the health and well-being of the residents, ensuring that they could continue to enjoy safe and affordable housing provided by the non-profit organization.

sewage before and after cleanup

This case study highlights Dry Patrol’s commitment to addressing critical situations, such as sewage backups, promptly and effectively, with a focus on ensuring the safety and well-being of the community’s residents.

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