Causes of Water Damage

Water damage occurs in many various ways and can strike even the most organized business or home. Different flood damage causes require special treatments. Whatever the cause or size of flood damage in your home, Paul Davis Emergency Services respond quickly and effectively.

Learn more about several of the most frequent types of flood damage here:

Natural Causes

Long periods of rainfall will test any building’s foundation. If storms get intense, water becomes a powerful force. Be it a flood, hurricane, or blizzard, if water harms your home or business, it’s a serious issue. Nobody is prepared for every scenario, but if water damage strikes, you’ll have our help.

Flooding in the Basement

Basements draw in lots of runoff water, whether from precipitation, a leaky roof, a malfunctioning sump pump, or other sources. It just takes one crack in the cellar for water to flow in. Paul Davis experts are highly qualified to remove water from cellars, sanitize and restore your home goods, and dry everything quickly to minimize damage. We don’t rest until we know that the task is finished.

Sewer Backups & Problems

Sewer back up is not just repellent, it’s a health concern. Black or grey water pollution contains toxins that may lead to infection. Flooding resulting from sewer blockages should be considered an emergency and be remedied right away. Trained Paul Davis emergency responders inspect and eliminate the damage from the source and any standing water damage may have occurred. Our technology and specialized training can solve the issues with safety and quality.

Appliance Leaks & Broken Pipes

If a sink, tub, washing machine or any other appliance floods, the outcome can range from annoying to devastating. Stagnant water left on the floor can seep into the foundation, collecting in out of reach areas. You may cause floor damage and invite a mold invasion. If your water damage comes from bathroom or kitchen overflow, you additionally risk fostering illnesses. Have a specialist inspect the area to avoid additional expenses later on.

Water after Fire Damage

It’s tragic enough for a property to sustain fire damage, but it’s even worse to be left with water damage in the days after the blaze. In the steps of killing a home fire, your home or business may be left soaked. Such a surplus of home damage can leave your space ruined. Paul Davis has the skills to remove any fire or water damage left.