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Water damage

Detecting Water Damage


No matter where your building is located, your business or home could receive serious water damage. Sewer backups, basement flooding and heavy rainfall can all generate major damages. Paul Davis understands the financial and emotional strain that water damages can take on you and your family. When you reach out to our professionals, they can reduce the amount of damage your building will undergo. Paul Davis has a nationwide network of water damage restoration contractors that can inspect and fix the problem, no matter the amount of water damage.

Detecting Water Damage

We all have an appliance we need. But a malfunctioning appliance can cause signficant problems. Whether it’s your washing machine, dishwasher, toilet or sink, an appliance can cause major problems by flooding. If you have an unexpected leak on your hands, don’t worry. Any water damage issues can be repaired by the thoroughly trained water repair technicians from Paul Davis. Our technicians can repair water damage from the following:

  • Frozen or leaking water lines or pipes
  • Overflowing toilets, bathtubs or sinks
  • Sewage and septic tank lines that have backed up
  • Overflowing washing machines or dishwashers
  • Heavy rain or storms
  • Cresting streams or rivers

Water Damage Can Be Avoided

What’s the best way to avoid water damamge repairs? Preventing water damage altogether. That’s why productive prevention is key to avoiding expensive repairs and possible homeowner’s insurance claims. Here are a few ways you can prevent water damage:

Regularly examine your appliances for leaks.

Don’t pour grease down your sink, because it cause significant damage and blockage to your pipes.

Check that your water pressure isn’t too high, so it isn’t putting unwanted pressure on your pipes or hoses.

When an emergency happens, know how to turn off your water main. When a pipe bursts or leaks, you can turn off your water main immediately to stop irreversible damage.

Keep an eye out for any unforeseen spikes in your water bill. You might have a leak on your hands.

Cleanout your gutters regularly to prevent damage to your gutters and roof.

When it comes to stopping water damage, it’s important to use your common sense. Regularly check your house and appliances. Is there a leak or another issue in your home? Don’t wait. If it’s only a minor leak, then try to fix it as soon as you can. But if it’s bigger burst, reach out to the effecient professionals from Paul Davis.

The Water Damage Repair Services from Paul Davis

When the worst happens, don’t wait. Paul Davis franchises all have 24/7 emergency services, allowing them to fix any water damages as soon as possible. Here are the water damage services that we offer:

  • Assessing water damage
  • Water extraction
  • Drying affected areas
  • Cleaning and restoring damaged possessions
  • Mold and mildew damage remediation
  • Locating and repair the source the leak
  • Reconstruction services and storm damage repair
  • Helping with filling insurance claims

Rely on Paul Davis for Your Water Damage Mitigation Needs

Your home can undergo serious damages from a burst or leaking pipe. If you need water damage mitigation call Paul! at (803) 796-4343. Our professionals will connect you with an expert in your area. We have 50 years of water repairs under our belt, so you can count on on Paul Davis to handle any water emergency you throw our way.