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Water damage

Pipe Leak Prevention


Despite where your building is located, your building could receive serious water damage. Basement flooding, sewer backups or storm damage can all generate major damages. The professionals from Paul Davis understand 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 sustain. We have a nationwide network of water damage restoration contractors that will examine and fix the issue, no matter the amount of water damage.

Causes of Water Damage

We all have home appliances that we need for everyday life. But a broken appliance can often bring more damage than good. Any appliance that uses water can flood and cause major problems. If you have an emergency on your hands, don’t worry. Any water damage issues can be repaired by our thoroughly trained water repair technicians. Here’s a few causes of water damage:

  • Leaking or frozen water pipes or lines
  • Bathtubs, sinks or toilets that have overflowed
  • Backed up sewage and septic tank lines
  • Washing machine or dishwasher overflow
  • Heavy storms or rain
  • Cresting streams or rivers

Avoiding Water Damage

What’s the best way to avoid costly repairs? Preventing water damage altogether. If you want to avoid high-priced repairs and possible homeonwer’s insurance claims, productive prevention is key. Consider the following to avoid water damage:

Regularly check your appliances for leaks.

Never pour grease down your kitchen sink. This can cause major damage and blockage to your pipes.

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

Know how to turn off your water main in case of an emergency. As soon as a pipe leaks or bursts, shut off your water main to prevent irreversible damage.

Check your water bill for any unexpected spikes in your usage. You could have a leak on your hands.

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

To prevent water damage, it’s important to use your common sense. Regularly check your home and appliances. If there’s a leak or other issue on your hands, don’t wait. Either address the leak yourself or call the experienced water damage technicians from Paul Davis.

How We Help You

When the worst happens, don’t waste any time. Paul Davis franchises all have 24/7 emergency services. This allows them to fix any water damages as soon as they can. Here are the water damage services that we offer:

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

Call Paul Davis Today

Water damages can cause some major problems for your home. Call Paul! at (803) 796-4343 if you’re in need of water damage remediation services. Our professionals will get you in touch with an expert in your area. We‘ve spent 50 years repairing water damages– you can rely on Paul Davis to handle any water emergency you throw our way.