Causes of Water Damage

Water damage takes many shapes and can hit even the most equipped business or homeowner. Assorted flood damage causes need appropriate treatments. Regardless of the origin or amount of flood damage in your business, Paul Davis Emergency Services respond quickly and efficiently.

These are some of the most common causes of water damage:

Bad Weather

Severe storms will test any structure’s foundation. When storms get dangerous, water becomes a destructive element. Whether it’s a flood, tornado, or winter storm, when water hits your home or business, it’s a grave problem. No one can be ready for every scenario, but when something goes wrong, you can depend on us.

Flooding in the Basement

Basements are a target for runoff water, be it from rain, roof damage, a malfunctioning sump pump, or other sources. It just takes one break in the cellar for water to invade. Paul Davis experts are highly qualified to remove water from basements, clean and restore your possessions, and dry everything quickly to lessen the damage. We don’t quit until we verify that the job is finished.

Sewage Spills & Problems

Sewage flooding is not just disgusting, it’s hazardous. Grey or black water contamination carries microbes that can lead to serious illness. Backup caused by sewer clogs should be considered an emergency and be remedied right away. Trained Paul Davis technicians inspect and remove the damage from the backup and all stagnant water damage may have occurred. Our tools and specialized education can eliminate the issues with efficiency and speed.

Damaged Pipes & Appliance Malfunctions

If your faucet, tub, washing machine or any other appliance leaks, the outcome can range from bothersome to devastating. Stagnant water left on the floor can drain into tight spots, and pool in hard-to-reach areas. You may cause floor damage and harbor a mold contamination. If your water damage comes from toilet or kitchen overflow, you additionally risk fostering illnesses. Have an emergency professional investigate the situation to avoid further expenses later on.

Firefighting Runoff

It’s terrible enough for your home or business to sustain fire damage, but it’s even worse to be stuck with water damage in the days after the fire. In the steps of killing an indoor fire, your property can be left with water damage. Such a surplus of home damage can leave your area devastated. Paul Davis Emergency Services has the training to remove all fire or water damage left.