Water, Water Everywhere
Because all water losses are not equal, call CATCO first and fast — we’re on call 24 hours a day, every day. When you’re faced with water damage because of fire, sewers, burst pipes or any kind of flooding, count on CATCO to respond to your emergency with our unique skills.
Our goal is to protect not only your belongings but also your health. We extract moisture, dehumidify your structure and thoroughly treat affected surfaces to inhibit bacteria, mold and mildew growth. CATCO’s cleaning and reconstruction work is finished with a three-year guarantee.
Not all water is the same...
Water damage is typically classified into one of the following three categories:
Category 1: Clean Water.
This refers to a source of water that does not pose substantial threat to humans. Examples include broken water supply lines, tub or sink overflows, or appliance malfunctions that involves water supply lines.
Category 2: Grey Water.
This category refers to a source of water that contains a significant degree of chemical, biological or physical contaminants and causes discomfort or sickness when exposed or even consumed. Examples are toilet bowls with urine (no feces), sump pump failures, seepage due to hydrostatic failure and water discharge from dishwashers or washing machines.
Category 3: Black Water.
Water in this category contains unsanitary agents, harmful bacteria and fungi, causing severe discomfort or sickness. Black water includes contaminated water sources that affect the indoor environment such as sewage, seawater, rising water from rivers or streams, ground surface water or standing water. At times, Grey Water which has not been promptly removed from a structure and or has remained stagnant may be re classified as Category 3 Water. Toilet back flows that originate from beyond the toilet trap is considered black water contamination regardless of visible content or color.
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