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Causes of Water Damage


Water damage takes many forms and can strike even the most equipped business or home. Various water damage causes require appropriate solutions. Whatever the source or size of water damage in your home, Paul Davis Emergency Services act fast and professionally.

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

Natural Causes

Severe weather will test any building’s foundation. When storms get intense, water becomes a destructive element. Be it a flood, hurricane, or winter storm, if water harms your property, it’s a grave issue. Nobody is prepared for every scenario, but if issues occur, you can depend on Paul Davis.

Underground Flooding

Cellars are a target for runoff water, whether from precipitation, roof damage, a malfunctioning water pump, or some other source. It just takes one crack in the basement for water to invade. Paul Davis professionals are highly trained to eliminate water from cellars, clean and preserve your possessions, and dry everything effectively to minimize damage. Our team doesn’t stop until we know that the work is finished.

Sewer Leaks & Malfunctions

Sewer back up is not just repellent, it’s hazardous. Black or grey water contamination spreads toxins that may lead to serious illness. Flooding resulting from sewer blockages can be considered a crisis and should be dealt with immediately. Certified Paul Davis emergency responders evaluate and eliminate the damage from the backup and all standing water damage may have happened. Our equipment and specialized education will solve the issues with efficiency and speed.

Appliance Leaks & Damaged Plumbing

If your faucet, bathtub, washing machine or other appliance floods, the outcome can vary from annoying to devastating. Standing water on the floor can seep into tight spots, and pool in hard-to-reach places. You may cause floor damage and invite a mold contamination. If your water damage starts from bathroom or kitchen malfunction, you additionally risk harboring microbes. Have a specialist investigate the situation to prevent larger costs later on.

Firefighting Runoff

It’s terrible enough for your home to take on fire damage, but it’s even worse to be left with water damage after the blaze. In the process of killing a home fire, your property may be left soaked. This one-two punch of home damage can leave your area devastated. Paul Davis has the training to eliminate all fire or water damage left.