Originally Posted by PropertyWerX, LTD.
$500 Pump & Dry Out - all other bids to follow.
Cat 3 if it has been there for more that 72 hours. HUGE $$$$$$$ Unfortunately if you bid it as Cat 3 some hack will underbid you by not knowing what he/she is doing. WAAAAY to much $$$$$ left on the table sometimes.....
Category 1 Water
- Refers to a source of water that does not pose substantial threat to humans and classified as "Clean Water
". Examples are broken water supply
lines, tub or sink overflows or appliance malfunctions that involves water supply lines.
Category 2 Water
- 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. Known as "Grey Water
". This type carries micro organisms
of micro organisms. Examples are toilet bowls with urine
), sump pump
failures, seepage due to hydrostatic
failure and water discharge from dishwashers or washing machines.
Category 3 Water
- Known as "Black Water
" and is grossly unsanitary. This water contains unsanitary agents, harmful bacteria
, causing severe discomfort or sickness. Type 3 category are contaminated water sources that affects the indoor environment. This category includes water sources from sewage
, seawater, rising water from rivers or streams, ground surface water or standing water. Category 2 Water or Grey Water that is not promptly removed from the structure and or have remained stagnant may be re classified as Category 3 Water.
Toilet back flows that originates from beyond the toilet trap is considered black water contamination regardless of visible content or color