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Water damage

How to Look for Water Leaks


No matter where your building is located, your business or home could receive serious water damage. Your home can receive water damages through basement flooding, sewer backups and heavy rainfall. 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 undergo. Our nationwide network of water damage restoration contractors can address, asses and fix the damage, no matter the amount of water damage.

How Can My House Sustain Water Damage?

Every house has appliances that are needed for everday life. But a broken appliance can cause signficant problems. Whether it’s your dishwasher, washing machine, toilet or sink, an appliance could cause major issues by flooding. If you have an unexpected leak on your hands, don’t worry. Our highly trained water repair technicians can repair any water damage issues. Our technicians have experience making repairs 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 storms or rainfall
  • Cresting rivers or streams

How You Can Prevent Water Damage

The best way to repair water damage is to avoid it altogether. That’s why productive prevention is key to avoiding high-priced repairs and possible homeowner’s insurance claims. Here are a few ways you can prevent water damage:

If any leaks occur, examine them closely and fix them as soon as possible.

Never pour grease down your sink. This can significantly damage and block your pipes.

Make sure that your water pressure isn’t too high. If it is, it could cause undesirable stress on your pipes or hoses.

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 any further damage.

Be on the lookout for any unexpected spikes in your water bill. It could be a sign of a leak.

To avoid damage to your gutters and roof, cleanout your gutters regularly.

To prevent water damage, it’s important to use your common senseCheck your home regularly. Do you suspect that there’s a leak or another issue in your home? Don’t wait. Either address the leak yourself or call the experienced water damage technicians from Paul Davis.

Our Water Damage Restoration Services

You shouldn’t waste any time when the worst happens. Paul Davis franchises all provide 24/7 emergency services. This allows them to fix any water damages as soon as they can. We offer a vast array of water remediation services, including:

  • Water damage assessment
  • Water extraction
  • Drying affected areas
  • Cleaning and restoring affected possessions
  • Mold and mildew damage remediation
  • Finding and repair the source the leak
  • Reconstruction services and storm damage repair
  • Assisting with filling insurance claims

Paul Davis Has Reliable Water Damage Repair Services

Water damages can cause some major problems for your home. If you’re in need of water damage mitigation call Paul! at (803) 796-4343. Our professionals will connect you with an expert in your area. With 50 years of water repairs under our belt, Paul Davis knows how to handle whatever water emergency you have for us.