Causes of Flood Damage

Water damage takes many shapes and can harm even the most organized business or homeowner. Different water damage scenarios deserve special solutions. Regardless of the cause or scale of water damage in your business, Paul Davis Emergency Services respond fast and professionally.

These are a few of the most common causes of water damage:

Mother Nature

Severe storms will put any building’s foundation on trial. If storms become dangerous, water becomes a destructive element. Whether it’s a flood, hurricane, or winter storm, when water hits your property, it becomes a serious issue. Nobody is ready for a problem like this, but when water damage strikes, you can rely on Paul Davis.

Underground Flooding

Cellars are magnets for runoff water, be it from precipitation, roof damage, a malfunctioning sump pump, or some other source. It just takes a single break in the cellar for moisture to flow in. Paul Davis experts are highly qualified to eliminate water from basements, sanitize and restore your possessions, and dry everything effectively to minimize damage. We don’t stop until we verify that the work is complete.

Sewer Spills & Malfunctions

Sewer flooding is not just nasty, it’s dangerous. Black or grey water contamination spreads pathogens that may lead to infection. Flooding caused by sewer clogs can be considered a crisis and be handled right away. Certified Paul Davis emergency responders inspect and eliminate the damage from the source and any stagnant water damage may have occurred. Our technology and years of education will solve the problem with safety and speed.

Appliance Malfunctions & Broken Pipes

If your faucet, bathtub, water heater or other appliance leaks, the outcome can range from annoying to devastating. Stagnant water left on the floor can drain into tight spots, and pool in hard-to-reach areas. You then cause wood damage and invite a mold infestation. If your water damage comes from sewage or kitchen overflow, you additionally risk spreading microbes. Call an emergency specialist investigate the situation to prevent larger costs later on.

Water after Fire Damage

It’s tragic enough for your property to take on fire damage, but it’s worse to be stuck with water damage in the days after the blaze. In the steps of extinguishing an indoor fire, your home or business may be left soaked. This surplus of severe damage can leave your space ruined. Paul Davis has the expertise to eliminate any fire or water damage left.