- Fast response times
- Direct insurance billing
- Experienced team of professionals
- Professional disinfection
- Quality sewage cleanup and repair
- Trained and licensed techs
- Emergency service
- Odor removal
- Free Estimates
What You Can Do While You Wait
Why Choose Action 1 Restoration Services!
Sewage damage and backups are considered emergency situations and need to be contained quickly to protect your home and family. We are the local Portland, ME sewer backup specialists with specific biohazard training and expertise to cleanup and restore your home safely. From initial sewage spill clean up to removal, sanitizing and restoration, our experts will be able to help you get your home back to pre-loss conditions.
Every home is designed with sewer lines that lead wastewater from showers, toilets, sinks, bathtubs, and washing machines out of the home. While these tend to work smoothly most of the time, some issues can cause them to become clogged and damaged. Once this happens, wastewater from the sewer line can eventually push back into the home through toilets, sinks, and other vessels ultimately causing a sewage backup that needs cleaned up.
Sewage water is considered the most dangerous form of any water damage cleanup emergency and the primary cause of sewage water is a sewer backup. When public wastewater pipes are blocked, sewage water can overflow from city and residential plumbing pipes into your home, which is a health risk. Water overflow from sewer systems should be treated as hazardous waste and contaminated water. Sewer water is typically considered a category 2 (gray water) or category 3 (black water) depending on the severity of the backup. Sewage cleaning and restoration requires proper training, specialty equipment and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to handle infectious waste. All of our certified techs adhere to the IICRC professional standards for hazardous materials cleanup. Sewage contains biohazards and is grossly unsanitary containing bacteria and viruses that have the potential to cause serious illness.
We can quickly send out one of our licensed and certified teams to locate and repair your sewage leak problem in Portland. Our well-trained technicians can quickly remove the sewage, sewer water, affected items fast and effectively using state-of-the-art equipment. We will be able to safely clean, dry and sanitize your affected property. Our team will also disinfect and sanitize the infected areas to prevent the spread of biohazards such as bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi and mold.
How Our 6 Step Restoration Process Works
Sewage Removal and Backup Cleanup in Portland, ME
It may not seem to be as destructive as a fire or storm, but raw sewage presents health hazards and sanitation issues. Sewage damage in your home or commercial property can destroy furniture, cabinets, walls, floors, counters and more. It can also cause structural trauma to the home or business property. If not managed properly, sewage damage restoration costs can escalate and can result in increased property water damage as well as serious personal injury. As a qualified sewage cleanup company we provide the following services to ensure your Portland home is properly taken care of and the water damage is minimized:
- Sewage removal
- Water removal
- Dry out
- Odor and air quality control
- Removal of any damaged items for restoration
- Insurance billing
- Clean, sanitize and restore
These types of spills from toilet overflows or sewer pipes can spread fast and increase the cost of cleanup from the damage caused, so it is essential that any spills are dealt with quickly and effectively to minimize exposure and contain the spread. Call the Portland, ME Action 1 Restoration water damage restoration team today. We will come out fast and have the necessary equipment and protective gear to quarantine the affected areas and start the process immediately.
Lets Talk About Your Restoration Project
Sewage backup situations cannot be left for “later", it is a serious danger which needs to be addressed by professionals with experience and needs to be addressed immediately. That is why Action 1 Restoration can provide sewage restoration services within minutes, day or night, we are just a phone call away. As a restoration company that services Portland and the surrounding area as an industry business expert, there is no job too big or too small for our community reconstruction teams.
Major Insurance Companies Our Local Locations Work With
Frequently Asked Questions
What if I rent my home in Portland, ME?
If you are renting your home, apartment or condo, you need to get in touch with the homeowner and have them call us. Legally without the homeowners or commercial building owners consent, we can not enter the premises and provide any biohazard cleanup or crime scene mitigation Portland, ME work in your home or office. Once the property owner reaches out to our local team, we can start the restoration and cleaning services immediately to restore the property.
Does homeowners insurance cover sewer backup and cleaning?
Depending on your insurance company, the cause of the sewage problem and your insurance policy will determine if insurance covers our company services or not. We try to work with your insurance company to get the damage covered, but your insurance provider will be able to instruct you on if it is covered or not. Our technicians will take before and after pictures of the site to help submit the claim to your insurance company.
Do you have offices near me?
Yes, we have local staff and contractors near you in Portland, ME.
Action 1 Restoration provides emergency services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for residential and commercial properties. If you are experiencing any type of sewer disaster, our highly trained team can help you with some of the best solutions. Please get in touch with our certified sewage-pros today.