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Water Damage Scenarios

Causes of Flood Damage


Water damage takes many shapes and can hit even the most organized business or home. Various flood damage circumstances need appropriate answers. Whatever the source or size of flood damage in your business, Paul Davis Emergency Services respond quickly and effectively.

Continue for more about a few of the most typical kinds of flood damage below:

Bad Weather

Heavy rain will put any building’s foundation to the test. When storms get intense, water becomes a powerful element. Whether it’s a flood, hurricane, or blizzard, when water harms your property, it’s a grave matter. Nobody is prepared for a problem like this, but when something goes wrong, our help is available.

Cellar Flooding

Cellars are magnets for runoff water, be it from precipitation, a leaky roof, a damaged sump pump, or other sources. It just takes one break in the basement for moisture to invade. Paul Davis professionals are highly trained to eliminate flooding from cellars, sanitize and preserve your home goods, and dry everything effectively to minimize damage. We don’t quit until we know that the task is done.

Issues with Sewer Backups

Sewer back up is not just disgusting, it’s hazardous. Black or grey water contamination contains microbes that can result in serious illness. Backup resulting from sewer clogs can be considered a crisis and should be remedied right away. Trained Paul Davis emergency responders inspect and remove the damage from the backup and any stagnant water damage may have occurred. Our equipment and specialized training will solve the issues with efficiency and quality.

Appliance Malfunctions & Broken Plumbing

If a sink, bathtub, water heater or any other appliance breaks, the outcome can vary from annoying to hazardous. Standing flooding left on the floor can drain into tight spots, and pool in out of reach places. You may cause floor damage and invite a mold infestation. If your water damage results from bathroom or dishwasher overflow, you additionally risk spreading illnesses. Call an emergency specialist investigate the situation to prevent larger costs down the road.

Firefighting Runoff

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