Causes of Flood Damage


Water damage takes many forms and can harm even the most equipped business or home. Various water damage causes require appropriate solutions. Regardless of the origin or amount of water damage in your business, Paul Davis Emergency Services act quickly and effectively.

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

Rain Damage

Severe storms can put any building’s foundation to the test. 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 becomes a grave issue. No one can be prepared for every scenario, but if something goes wrong, our expertise is available.

Flooding in the Basement

Underground rooms are a target for runoff water, be it from rain, roof damage, a broken water pump, or other sources. It only takes a single break in the basement for water to invade. Paul Davis professionals are highly trained to remove water from cellars, sanitize and preserve your possessions, and dry everything effectively to minimize damage. Our team doesn’t rest until we have confirmed that the job is finished.

Sewer Spills & Problems

Sewer back up is not only nasty, it’s dangerous. Grey or black water contamination carries microbes that can lead to infection. Backup caused by sewer clogs should be considered an emergency and should be handled right away. Trained Paul Davis technicians inspect and eliminate the damage from the sewage and all standing water damage may have occurred. Our tools and years of training can eliminate the problem with efficiency and quality.

Appliance Leaks & Damaged Pipes

If your faucet, tub, washing machine or any other appliance floods, the outcome can vary from bothersome to devastating. Stagnant water on the floor can seep into the foundation, collecting in out of reach areas. You may cause floor damage and invite a mold contamination. If your water damage starts from toilet or kitchen overflow, you additionally risk harboring illnesses. Call a professional inspect the situation to prevent additional expenses down the road.

Water after Fire Damage

It’s bad enough for your property to take on fire damage, but it’s even worse to be left with water damage after the blaze. In the steps of extinguishing an indoor fire, your home or business can be left with water damage. This one-two punch of severe damage can leave your area ruined. Paul Davis Emergency Services has the skills to remove all fire or water damage remaining.