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Rapid Drain Backup Cleanup and Remediation for a Columbus Apartment Complex

December 4, 2023 | Case Study,Flooring

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Client: Realty Company Managing an Apartment Complex in Columbus, OH

Service Provider: Dry Patrol of Central Ohio

Project Overview: Dry Patrol of Central Ohio responded promptly to a weekend emergency call from a Realty company managing an apartment complex in Columbus, Ohio. The issue at hand was a drain backup that had caused a contamination problem within the complex. Quick and effective action was essential to minimize damage and ensure the safety and well-being of the apartment residents. Dry Patrol’s timely response and expertise played a crucial role in resolving the situation.

Scope of Work: The project focused on a rapid cleanup and remediation process to address the drain backup and its associated issues:

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  1. Emergency Response: Dry Patrol’s team arrived at the apartment complex within an hour of the initial call to assess the situation and initiate the cleanup process.
  2. Floor Tile Removal: Contaminated water had become trapped between the glued floor tiles and the concrete surface. To ensure thorough cleaning and prevent any lingering contamination, the team removed the affected floor tiles.
  3. Cleaning and Sanitization: The team proceeded to clean and sanitize the impacted areas to eliminate any potential biohazardous substances and to restore the environment to a safe and habitable condition.
  4. Proper Disposal: Dry Patrol adhered to strict biohazard disposal protocols to ensure the proper and responsible disposal of the contaminated water and materials.

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Challenges Faced: The primary challenge was the need for rapid response and effective cleanup during a weekend emergency situation to prevent further damage and protect the health of the apartment residents.

Solution: Dry Patrol of Central Ohio swiftly and efficiently addressed the challenges by:

  1. Immediate Response: Responding to the emergency call within an hour, the team took swift action to assess and mitigate the drain backup issue.
  2. Floor Tile Removal: To eliminate any potential contamination and facilitate thorough cleaning, the team removed the glued floor tiles.
  3. Cleaning and Sanitization: A comprehensive cleaning and sanitization process was executed to ensure the removal of biohazardous substances and restore a safe living environment.

Biohazardous Substances Sanitized

Outcome: The project concluded with a successful cleanup and remediation process that ensured the apartment complex was once again safe for its residents. Dry Patrol of Central Ohio’s rapid response and effective actions prevented further damage and minimized the inconvenience to the property management company and the residents.

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This case study highlights Dry Patrol’s ability to provide swift and efficient emergency response services, even during weekends, to mitigate property damage and protect the well-being of residents. Their commitment to proper cleaning, sanitization, and biohazard disposal demonstrates their dedication to delivering safe and reliable solutions for commercial property management clients.

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