Understanding Water Types
When you're home or business stuffers of water damage understanding what type of water you were dealing with his critical to ensure improper cleanup.
There are three types of water. Clean water is from a broken pipe or another water source; rainwater is also considered clean. The term grey water is used to classify slightly contaminated water. clean water becomes gray when it is left untreated along with the bacteria and other contaminants to begin growing, making the water hazardous.
Blackwater is highly contaminated and filled with fungi, bacteria, chemicals and more. Blackwater is typically caused by sewage damage, flooding or any type of natural disaster. Blackwater should always be handled by a trained professional.
Watch the rest of the video four precautions to help mitigate damage or prevent further damage while waiting for professionals to arrive.