Flood Water Alert
Flood waters are dangerous and it is can be critical to your safety to get expert help immediately before trying to take clean up steps yourself. Learn the 3 categories of flood waters and know that any category can degenerate into the next, more dangerous category, very quickly.
Carpet Cleaning Connecticut has extensive experience handling emergency water events and cleanup. Please let us assure your safety. Call us before attempting a potentially dangerous cleanup yourself.
Category 1—clear water
Normally a water damage event originating from a source - a broken pipe or water heater - for example, and is not considered an immediate, toxic danger.
Category 2- gray water
Water with a gray, filmy, or murky appearance may hold enough contaminants to cause discomfort or illness. Clear water (Category 1) can degenerate to Gray water within 24-72 hours.
Category 3- black water
Usually seen in mass flooding or sewage release is extremely dangerous and wholly unsanitary, being loaded with microbial and pathogenic agents. No one should risk exposure to this category of flood water. It is toxic to humans and animals.