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Causes of Flood Damage


Water damage takes many forms and can strike even the most organized business or home. Different water damage scenarios need special answers. Whatever the source or scale of water damage in your home, Paul Davis Emergency Services respond quickly and efficiently.

Continue for more about a few of the most common kinds of water damage here:

Natural Causes

Severe storms can put any building’s integrity on trial. If weather becomes dangerous, water becomes a destructive force. Whether it’s a flood, hurricane, or blizzard, when water harms your property, it becomes a serious problem. No one can be ready for every scenario, but when something goes wrong, our help is available.

Flooding in the Basement

Underground rooms draw in lots of runoff water, whether from precipitation, a leaky roof, a broken sump pump, or some other source. It just takes a single crack in the basement for moisture to flow in. Paul Davis professionals are highly trained to remove flooding from cellars, sanitize and preserve your home goods, and dry everything quickly to lessen the damage. Our team doesn’t quit until we verify that the task is complete.

Sewage Spills & Problems

Sewage flooding is not just gross, it’s dangerous. Grey or black water contamination carries microbes that can result in serious illness. Flooding caused by sewer clogs should be considered a crisis and should be handled immediately. Qualified Paul Davis technicians evaluate and eliminate the damage from the sewage and any stagnant water damage may have occurred. Our tools and specialized training will solve the issues with efficiency and quality.

Appliance Leaks & Broken Plumbing

If a sink, bathtub, water heater or other appliance leaks, the outcome can range from annoying to hazardous. Standing flooding left on the floor can drain into tight spots, collecting in out of reach places. You then cause wood damage and harbor a mold contamination. If your water damage results from sewage or dishwasher malfunction, you additionally risk fostering microbes. Have an emergency professional inspect the area to prevent more expenses later on.

Firefighting Runoff

It’s tragic enough for a property to sustain fire damage, but it’s worse to be stuck with water damage in the days after the blaze. In the steps of extinguishing a home fire, your home or business can be left with water damage. Such a surplus of severe damage can leave your area devastated. Paul Davis Emergency Services has the skills to remove any fire or water damage left.