Causes of Flood Damage

Water damage takes many forms and can hit even the most prepared business or home. Different water damage causes need appropriate solutions. Whatever the source or scale of water damage in your home, Paul Davis Emergency Services respond quickly and efficiently.

Learn more about some of the most common causes of water damage below:

Mother Nature

Long periods of rain can test any building’s integrity. If storms become intense, water becomes a destructive force. Whether it’s a flood, tornado, or blizzard, if water harms your home or business, it becomes a grave matter. Nobody is prepared for every scenario, but if issues occur, you can depend on Paul Davis.

Subterranean Flooding

Underground rooms are magnets for runoff water, whether from precipitation, a leaky roof, a broken water pump, or some other source. It only takes a single ding in the cellar for water to flow in. Paul Davis experts are highly trained to eliminate flooding from basements, sanitize and preserve your home goods, and dry everything effectively to lessen the damage. We don’t rest until we have confirmed that the work is done.

Sewer Backups & Problems

Sewer back up is not only nasty, it’s dangerous. Black or grey water contamination carries pathogens that may result in serious illness. Backup resulting from sewer clogs should be considered a crisis and should be remedied right away. Certified Paul Davis technicians inspect and eliminate the damage from the source and all standing water damage may have occurred. Our technology and specialized training will fix the problem with safety and speed.

Busted Plumbing & Appliance Leaks

If a faucet, bathtub, water heater or any other appliance floods, the outcome can vary from bothersome to devastating. Standing flooding left on the floor can seep into tight spots, collecting in out of reach areas. You then cause floor damage and invite a mold invasion. If your water damage results from bathroom or dishwasher overflow, you additionally risk spreading microbes. Call a specialist investigate the area to avoid additional expenses down the road.

Firefighting Runoff

It’s tragic enough for a home to sustain fire damage, but it’s worse to be stuck with water damage after the blaze. In the steps of extinguishing an indoor fire, your property may be left soaked. Such a one-two punch of severe damage can leave your space devastated. Paul Davis Emergency Services has the training to eliminate all fire or water damage remaining.