Causes of Water Damage

Water damage occurs in many different ways and can harm even the most prepared business or homeowner. Various water damage causes need different solutions. Regardless of the origin or scale of water damage in your home, Paul Davis Emergency Services work fast and professionally.

These are some of the most common causes of water damage:

Severe Storms

Long periods of rain can test any building’s integrity. If storms get intense, water becomes a strong force. Whether it’s a flash flood, hurricane, or winter storm, when water hits your property, it becomes a serious problem. Nobody is ready for a problem like this, but when issues occur, our expertise is available.

Flooding in the Basement

Basements are magnets for runoff water, whether from rain, a leaky roof, a broken sump pump, or other sources. It only takes a single ding in the foundation for moisture to flow in. Paul Davis professionals are highly trained to eliminate flooding from cellars, sanitize and preserve your home goods, and dry everything fast to minimize damage. Our team doesn’t quit until we verify that the task is finished.

Problems with Sewage Backups

Sewage flooding is not only nasty, it’s a health concern. Grey or black water pollution spreads toxins that can result in infection. Backup resulting from sewer clogs can be considered a crisis and should be dealt with immediately. Qualified Paul Davis technicians evaluate and eliminate the damage from the backup and any stagnant water damage may have occurred. Our technology and specialized training will fix the hazard with safety and speed.

Busted Plumbing & Appliance Malfunctions

If your sink, tub, washing machine or any other appliance leaks, the outcome can range from irritating to devastating. Stagnant flooding on the floor can drain into tight spots, and pool in out of reach places. You then cause wood damage and harbor a mold contamination. If your water damage results from toilet or kitchen overflow, you additionally risk fostering illnesses. Call an emergency professional inspect the situation to prevent more costs down the road.

Firefighting Runoff

It’s tragic enough for your property to sustain fire damage, but it’s even worse to be stuck with water damage in the days after the blaze. In the steps of killing a home fire, your property can be left with water damage. This one-two punch of home damage can leave your space devastated. Paul Davis has the skills to eliminate any fire or water damage left.