Causes of Flood Damage

Water damage occurs in many various ways and can hit even the most organized business or homeowner. Assorted flood damage scenarios require different solutions. Regardless of the source or size of flood damage in your business, Paul Davis Emergency Services respond quickly and efficiently.

Learn more about a few of the most common types of flood damage here:

Natural Causes

Severe storms will test any structure’s foundation. If storms become dangerous, water becomes a strong force. Whether it’s a flash flood, hurricane, or winter storm, when water harms your home or business, it becomes a serious matter. No one can be ready for a problem like this, but when water damage strikes, you can rely on us.

Cellar Flooding

Cellars are a target for runoff water, whether from rain, a leaky roof, a broken sump pump, or other sources. It just takes one ding in the foundation for water to flow in. Paul Davis experts are highly trained to eliminate flooding from basements, sanitize and restore your home goods, and dry everything fast to lessen the damage. We don’t quit until we verify that the task is complete.

Issues from Sewage Spills

Sewage flooding is not just disgusting, it’s a health concern. Black or grey water contamination carries toxins that may result in serious illness. Backup caused by sewer clogs can be considered an emergency and should be handled immediately. Qualified Paul Davis emergency responders inspect and eliminate the damage from the backup and any standing water damage may have happened. Our equipment and years of education can solve the hazard with safety and speed.

Appliance Leaks & Busted Plumbing

If a faucet, tub, washing machine or any other appliance breaks, the outcome can range from irritating to devastating. Standing flooding on the floor can seep into the foundation, collecting in hard-to-reach places. You then cause wood damage and harbor a mold invasion. If your water damage comes from toilet or dishwasher malfunction, you additionally risk spreading illnesses. Call an emergency professional inspect the area to prevent further expenses down the road.

Firefighting Runoff

It’s bad enough for a home or business to sustain fire damage, but it’s worse to be stuck with water damage after the fire. In the process of extinguishing an indoor fire, your property may be left soaked. This surplus of severe damage can leave your space devastated. Paul Davis has the skills to eliminate any fire or water damage left.