Causes of Flood Damage

Water damage takes many shapes and can strike even the most organized business or homeowner. Various water damage causes need appropriate treatments. Whatever the source or scale of water damage in your home, Paul Davis Emergency Services respond quickly and efficiently.

These are a few of the most common causes of water damage:

Bad Weather

Heavy rain will put any building’s foundation to the test. When storms get dangerous, water becomes a strong element. Be it a flash flood, hurricane, or winter storm, if water hits your home or business, it’s a serious matter. No one can be ready for every scenario, but if water damage strikes, our help is available.

Flooding in the Basement

Underground rooms draw in lots of runoff water, whether from rain, a leaky roof, a malfunctioning water pump, or any other source. It just takes a single ding in the basement for water to invade. Paul Davis experts are highly trained to remove flooding from basements, clean and preserve your possessions, and dry everything fast to lessen the damage. We don’t stop until we have confirmed that the work is finished.

Sewer Backups & Malfunctions

Sewer flooding is not just repellent, it’s a health concern. Black or grey water contamination contains pathogens that may result in infection. Backup caused by sewer clogs can be designated as a crisis and be handled immediately. Certified Paul Davis technicians evaluate and eliminate the damage from the sewage and any standing water damage may have happened. Our equipment and years of education can solve the issues with safety and quality.

Broken Plumbing & Appliance Leaks

If a sink, tub, washing machine or other appliance floods, the outcome can range from annoying to devastating. Standing flooding left on the floor can seep into tight spots, and pool in out of reach places. You may cause wood damage and harbor a mold contamination. If your water damage comes from sewage or dishwasher malfunction, you additionally risk fostering pathogens. Have an emergency professional investigate the situation to avoid further costs down the road.

Water after Fire Damage

It’s terrible enough for a home to take on fire damage, but it’s even worse to be left with water damage in the days after the fire. In the steps of killing an indoor fire, your property may be left with water damage. Such a surplus of severe damage can leave your area ruined. Paul Davis has the expertise to remove any fire or water damage left.