Causes of Water Damage

Water damage happens in several different ways and can hit even the most equipped business or homeowner. Various flood damage causes deserve different answers. Regardless of the origin or scale of flood damage in your business, Paul Davis Emergency Services act fast and professionally.

Continue for more about several of the most common causes of flood damage here:

Bad Weather

Heavy rainfall can test any building’s integrity. If storms get intense, water becomes a powerful element. Be it a flash flood, hurricane, or winter storm, when water hits your home or business, it becomes a serious matter. No one can be prepared for every scenario, but when issues occur, our expertise is available.

Cellar Flooding

Underground rooms are a target for runoff water, be it from rain, roof damage, a damaged sump pump, or some other source. It just takes a single ding in the basement for moisture to invade. Paul Davis specialists are highly qualified to eliminate water from cellars, clean and restore your possessions, and dry everything fast to minimize damage. We don’t quit until we know that the job is complete.

Issues from Sewer Backups

Sewer flooding is not just disgusting, it’s hazardous. Black or grey water pollution carries microbes that may result in infection. Backup from sewer clogs should be designated as a crisis and be handled immediately. Trained Paul Davis emergency responders inspect and eliminate the damage from the sewage and all standing water damage may have occurred. Our tools and years of education will solve the hazard with efficiency and quality.

Appliance Malfunctions & Damaged Plumbing

If your sink, tub, washing machine or other appliance leaks, the outcome can vary from bothersome to devastating. Standing water on the floor can drain into tight spots, collecting in hard-to-reach places. You may cause floor damage and harbor a mold infestation. If your water damage starts from toilet or kitchen overflow, you additionally risk fostering pathogens. Call a specialist investigate the area to prevent additional costs later on.

Firefighting Runoff

It’s bad enough for your home or business to take on fire damage, but it’s even worse to be left with water damage after the blaze. In the process of killing a home fire, your home or business may be left soaked. This surplus of severe damage can leave your area ruined. Paul Davis has the skills to eliminate all fire or water damage remaining.