Causes of Water Damage

Water damage takes many shapes and can strike even the most prepared business or homeowner. Various flood damage scenarios require appropriate answers. Whatever the origin or amount of flood damage in your home, Paul Davis Emergency Services respond quickly and effectively.

Learn more about several of the most frequent kinds of flood damage below:

Mother Nature

Heavy rain will test any building’s foundation. If storms become intense, water becomes a powerful force. Be it a flood, hurricane, or winter storm, when water harms your property, it becomes a serious issue. Nobody is ready for every scenario, but when water damage strikes, our help is available.

Flooding in the Basement

Basements are a target for runoff water, be it from precipitation, roof damage, a damaged water pump, or any other source. It just takes a single crack in the cellar for moisture to invade. Paul Davis experts are highly trained to eliminate water from cellars, clean and restore your possessions, and dry everything effectively to lessen the damage. Our team doesn’t rest until we know that the job is complete.

Sewage Backups & Malfunctions

Sewage flooding is not just nasty, it’s a health concern. Grey or black water contamination carries pathogens that may lead to serious illness. Flooding resulting from sewer blockages should be considered a crisis and be handled right away. Certified Paul Davis emergency responders comb through and remove the damage from the backup and all stagnant water damage may have occurred. Our tools and specialized training can solve the issues with safety and speed.

Appliance Malfunctions & Busted Pipes

If a sink, bathtub, washing machine or other appliance leaks, the outcome can range from irritating to hazardous. Standing water on the floor can drain into the foundation, collecting in out of reach places. You may cause wood damage and harbor a mold invasion. If your water damage comes from sewage or dishwasher malfunction, you additionally risk fostering pathogens. Have a professional investigate the situation to prevent more costs down the road.

Firefighting Runoff

It’s bad enough for a home to sustain fire damage, but it’s even worse to be left with water damage in the days after the blaze. In the process of extinguishing an indoor fire, your home or business may be left soaked. Such a surplus of home damage can leave your space ruined. Paul Davis Emergency Services has the skills to eliminate all fire or water damage remaining.