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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

What to do if your toilet overflows?

The following are some tips for toilet overflow. The key is to call SERVPRO of Harlingen/San Benito to clean and safely restore the water damage. This is especially important if you think there may be contamination of sewage/fecal materials. This is a biological hazard that we are equipped to respond to. 

Step 1: You can try and adjust the float. Adjust the float level to reach ideal bowl fill level. 

Step 2: Avoid flushing, if the toilet is clogged.

Step 3: Try using a plunger, if the toilet is plunged. 

Step 4: Turn off the water supply. 

Step 5: Call a plumber.

Step 6: Call SERVPRO of Harlingen/San Benito