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Causes of Flood Damage


Water damage occurs in many different ways and can harm even the most equipped business or home. Assorted flood damage causes require different answers. Regardless of the origin or amount of flood damage in your home or business, Paul Davis Emergency Services work quickly and efficiently.

Learn more about several of the most typical causes of flood damage below:

Natural Causes

Long periods of rain can test any structure’s integrity. When storms become intense, water becomes a powerful element. Be it a flash flood, tornado, or blizzard, if water hits your home or business, it becomes a grave problem. No one can be ready for a problem like this, but if issues occur, you’ll have our help.

Flooding in the Basement

Underground rooms are a target for runoff water, whether from rain, a leaky roof, a damaged sump pump, or other sources. It only takes a single break in the foundation for water to flow in. Paul Davis specialists are highly qualified to remove flooding from cellars, clean and preserve your home goods, and dry everything fast to lessen the damage. Our team doesn’t stop until we have confirmed that the job is complete.

Issues with Sewage Leaks

Sewage back up is not only disgusting, it’s hazardous. Black or grey water contamination carries microbes that may lead to infection. Flooding resulting from sewer blockages should be considered a crisis and be dealt with immediately. Qualified Paul Davis technicians evaluate and remove the damage from the source and any standing water damage may have happened. Our technology and years of training can eliminate the hazard with safety and speed.

Busted Plumbing & Appliance Malfunctions

If a faucet, tub, water heater or any other appliance leaks, the outcome can vary from irritating to hazardous. Standing flooding on the floor can seep into the foundation, collecting in out of reach places. You may cause wood damage and invite a mold contamination. If your water damage comes from sewage or dishwasher overflow, you additionally risk spreading pathogens. Have an emergency specialist investigate the situation to avoid more costs down the road.

Water after Fire Damage

It’s terrible enough for a home or business to sustain fire damage, but it’s even worse to be left with water damage in the days after the blaze. In the process of killing an indoor fire, your property may be left with water damage. Such a one-two punch of home damage can leave your area ruined. Paul Davis has the training to remove any fire or water damage left.