Causes of Flood Damage

Water damage takes many forms and can harm even the most organized business or home. Different water damage circumstances need different treatments. Whatever the cause or amount of water damage in your home or business, Paul Davis Emergency Services act quickly and effectively.

These are some of the most common reasons for water damage:

Severe Storms

Bad storms can test any building’s foundation. When storms get serious, water becomes a strong element. Whether it’s a flash flood, hurricane, or winter storm, when water harms your property, it’s a serious problem. Nobody is ready for a problem like this, but when issues occur, our expertise is available.

Underground Flooding

Cellars attract lots of runoff water, whether from rain, roof damage, a damaged water pump, or some other source. It only takes a single crack in the basement for water to flow in. Paul Davis specialists are highly trained to eliminate flooding from cellars, sanitize and restore your home goods, and dry everything effectively to lessen the damage. We don’t rest until we have confirmed that the task is done.

Sewer Backups & Problems

Sewer back up is not only nasty, it’s dangerous. Grey or black water contamination carries toxins that can lead to serious illness. Backup caused by sewer clogs can be considered an emergency and be dealt with immediately. Qualified Paul Davis technicians evaluate and eliminate the damage from the sewage and all stagnant water damage may have happened. Our equipment and years of education can eliminate the issues with safety and speed.

Broken Plumbing & Appliance Leaks

If your sink, bathtub, washing machine or any other appliance breaks, the outcome can range from irritating to hazardous. Standing flooding on the floor can drain into tight spots, and pool in out of reach areas. You then cause wood damage and invite a mold invasion. If your water damage results from bathroom or dishwasher malfunction, you additionally risk spreading microbes. Call an emergency professional investigate the area to avoid more expenses later on.

Firefighting Runoff

It’s terrible enough for your property to sustain fire damage, but it’s worse to be stuck with water damage after the blaze. In the steps of killing an indoor fire, your property can be left soaked. This one-two punch of home damage can leave your space devastated. Paul Davis has the expertise to eliminate all fire or water damage left.