Causes of Flood Damage

Water damage takes many forms and can harm even the most organized business or homeowner. Assorted flood damage causes require appropriate answers. Whatever the origin or size of flood damage in your business, Paul Davis Emergency Services respond fast and efficiently.

Learn more about some of the most typical types of flood damage below:

Mother Nature

Severe storms will test any building’s foundation. If storms get dangerous, water becomes a powerful element. Whether it’s a flash flood, tornado, or winter storm, if water hits your home or business, it’s a serious problem. Nobody is prepared for every scenario, but if issues occur, our help is available.

Cellar Flooding

Basements are a target for runoff water, be it from precipitation, a leaky roof, a damaged water pump, or other sources. It just takes a single ding in the cellar for water to invade. Paul Davis professionals are highly trained to remove water from basements, sanitize and preserve your possessions, and dry everything effectively to minimize damage. Our team doesn’t quit until we verify that the task is finished.

Sewage Leaks & Malfunctions

Sewage flooding is not just disgusting, it’s dangerous. Black or grey water pollution contains microbes that can lead to infection. Backup resulting from sewer blockages should be designated as an emergency and should be remedied immediately. Qualified Paul Davis emergency responders comb through and remove the damage from the sewage and all stagnant water damage may have occurred. Our tools and years of training can fix the issues with efficiency and speed.

Appliance Malfunctions & Busted Plumbing

If a sink, bathtub, washing machine or any other appliance leaks, the outcome can vary from bothersome to hazardous. Standing water left 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 results from bathroom or kitchen overflow, you additionally risk fostering microbes. Call an emergency specialist investigate the situation to prevent additional costs down the road.

Water after Fire Damage

It’s bad enough for a home to sustain fire damage, but it’s even worse to be left with water damage after the blaze. In the steps of extinguishing an indoor fire, your home or business can be left with water damage. This one-two punch of severe damage can leave your area ruined. Paul Davis Emergency Services has the expertise to remove all fire or water damage remaining.