Causes of Flood Damage

Water damage happens in many different ways and can strike even the most prepared business or home. Assorted water damage scenarios require appropriate answers. Regardless of the cause or size of water damage in your home or business, Paul Davis Emergency Services act fast and efficiently.

These are some of the most typical reasons for water damage:

Natural Causes

Serious weather can test any building’s integrity. When weather becomes dangerous, water becomes a destructive force. Be it a flash flood, tornado, or winter storm, if water harms your home or business, it’s a serious matter. Nobody is ready for every scenario, but if something goes wrong, our expertise is available.

Flooding in the Basement

Underground rooms are magnets for runoff water, whether from rain, a leaky roof, a malfunctioning sump pump, or some other source. It just takes a single ding in the basement for water to invade. Paul Davis professionals are highly qualified to remove water from basements, clean and restore your possessions, and dry everything effectively to lessen the damage. We don’t quit until we know that the task is finished.

Problems with Sewer Backups

Sewer back up is not just disgusting, it’s hazardous. Grey or black water contamination contains toxins that can result in serious illness. Backup caused by sewer blockages should be considered a crisis and be remedied right away. Trained Paul Davis technicians inspect and eliminate the damage from the sewage and any stagnant water damage may have happened. Our technology and years of training can solve the hazard with efficiency and speed.

Damaged Plumbing & Appliance Leaks

If your faucet, bathtub, washing machine or other appliance floods, the outcome can vary from annoying 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 comes from toilet or kitchen malfunction, you additionally risk fostering pathogens. Call an emergency professional investigate the situation to prevent larger costs later on.

Water after Fire Damage

It’s bad enough for your 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 can be left soaked. Such a surplus of home damage can leave your area ruined. Paul Davis Emergency Services has the training to remove any fire or water damage remaining.