Serious Flood Damage Scenarios


Water damage takes many forms and can strike even the most equipped business or home. Various water damage circumstances need special answers. Regardless of the cause or amount of water damage in your home or business, Paul Davis Emergency Services work fast and professionally.

Learn more about some of the most typical types of water damage below:

Mother Nature

Long periods of rainfall can test any structure’s foundation. When storms become serious, water becomes a powerful element. Be it a flash flood, tornado, or blizzard, when water harms your home or business, it’s a grave matter. No one can be prepared for every scenario, but when water damage strikes, you’ll have our help.

Flooding in the Basement

Basements attract lots of runoff water, be it from rain, a leaky roof, a malfunctioning sump pump, or some other source. It only takes a single break in the basement for moisture to flow in. Paul Davis specialists are highly qualified to remove water from cellars, sanitize and restore your possessions, and dry everything quickly to minimize damage. Our team doesn’t quit until we verify that the job is complete.

Issues with Sewage Spills

Sewage back up is not only nasty, it’s hazardous. Black or grey water pollution carries pathogens that may lead to infection. Backup caused by sewer blockages should be designated as a crisis and be dealt with right away. Trained Paul Davis emergency responders comb through and eliminate the damage from the sewage and any standing water damage may have happened. Our tools and years of education will eliminate the hazard with efficiency and speed.

Broken Plumbing & Appliance Malfunctions

If your sink, bathtub, water heater or any other appliance leaks, the outcome can vary from annoying to devastating. Standing water on the floor can seep into the foundation, and pool in out of reach areas. You may cause wood damage and invite a mold infestation. If your water damage starts from bathroom or kitchen overflow, you additionally risk harboring pathogens. Have an emergency professional investigate the situation to prevent more expenses down the road.

Firefighting Runoff

It’s terrible enough for your home or business to sustain fire damage, but it’s worse to be left with water damage after the fire. In the process of extinguishing a home fire, your property may be left soaked. Such a one-two punch of severe damage can leave your space devastated. Paul Davis has the training to remove any fire or water damage left.