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Causes of Flood Damage

Water damage happens in many different ways and can strike even the most organized business or homeowner. Various water damage scenarios require different solutions. Whatever the origin or scale of water damage in your home, Paul Davis Emergency Services respond fast and effectively.

Learn more about a few of the most common types of water damage below:

Bad Weather

Severe weather can put any building’s integrity on trial. When storms become dangerous, water becomes a strong element. Whether it’s a flood, tornado, or winter storm, when water hits your property, it becomes a serious problem. No one can be ready for every scenario, but when issues occur, you’ll have our expertise.

Flooding in the Basement

Underground rooms draw in lots of runoff water, whether from precipitation, a leaky roof, a malfunctioning water pump, or other sources. It only takes one ding in the cellar for water to invade. Paul Davis experts are highly trained to eliminate flooding from cellars, sanitize and restore your home goods, and dry everything quickly to lessen the damage. We don’t rest until we have confirmed that the job is complete.

Sewage Spills & Malfunctions

Sewage back up is not only gross, it’s hazardous. Black or grey water contamination contains microbes that can result in serious illness. Backup resulting from sewer blockages can be designated as an emergency and should be dealt with immediately. Trained Paul Davis emergency responders comb through and eliminate the damage from the source and any stagnant water damage may have happened. Our equipment and years of education will eliminate the hazard with safety and quality.

Broken Pipes & Appliance Leaks

If your sink, bathtub, water heater or other appliance breaks, the outcome can range from bothersome to hazardous. Stagnant flooding on the floor can seep into the foundation, and pool in hard-to-reach areas. You may cause floor damage and invite a mold contamination. If your water damage results from bathroom or kitchen overflow, you additionally risk spreading pathogens. Call an emergency professional investigate the situation to avoid larger expenses down the road.

Firefighting Runoff

It’s tragic enough for your property to take on fire damage, but it’s even worse to be stuck with water damage after the blaze. In the process of killing a home fire, your property can be left soaked. This surplus of severe damage can leave your space devastated. Paul Davis has the expertise to eliminate any fire or water damage left.