Causes of Flood Damage

Water damage takes many shapes and can hit even the most organized business or home. Various water damage causes need different treatments. Regardless of the cause or scale of water damage in your business, Paul Davis Emergency Services act fast and efficiently.

Continue for more about a few of the most common kinds of water damage below:

Natural Causes

Long periods of rainfall will put any structure’s integrity to the test. If storms become dangerous, water becomes a powerful force. Whether it’s a flash flood, tornado, or winter storm, if water harms your home or business, it’s a serious issue. Nobody is ready for every scenario, but if issues occur, you’ll have our help.

Subterranean Flooding

Basements attract lots of runoff water, whether from rain, a leaky roof, a malfunctioning water pump, or other sources. It just takes one ding in the cellar for water to flow in. Paul Davis specialists are highly trained to eliminate water from cellars, sanitize and preserve your possessions, and dry everything fast to minimize damage. Our team doesn’t stop until we have confirmed that the job is complete.

Sewer Backups & Malfunctions

Sewer back up is not just nasty, it’s dangerous. Black or grey water contamination contains toxins that can lead to infection. Backup caused by sewer clogs can be designated as an emergency and should be dealt with immediately. Qualified Paul Davis emergency responders evaluate and eliminate the damage from the sewage and any stagnant water damage may have happened. Our equipment and years of training can fix the hazard with efficiency and quality.

Appliance Malfunctions & Damaged Plumbing

If a sink, tub, washing machine or any other appliance leaks, the outcome can range from annoying to hazardous. Stagnant water on the floor can seep into the foundation, and pool in hard-to-reach places. You then cause floor damage and harbor a mold contamination. If your water damage starts from sewage or dishwasher malfunction, you additionally risk spreading illnesses. Call a specialist investigate the area to avoid larger costs down the road.

Water after Fire Damage

It’s bad enough for a home or business to sustain 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 can be left with water damage. Such a one-two punch of severe damage can leave your space devastated. Paul Davis has the training to eliminate any fire or water damage left.