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Water damage

Avoiding Water Damage


Every building can experience water damages. Sewer backups, basement flooding or storm damage can all cause major damages to your home. At Paul Davis, we understand the financial and emotional toll that water damages can take on you and your family. When you contact our water damage technicians, they’ll be able to decrease the amount of damage your home will sustain. Paul Davis has a nationwide network of water damage restoration contractors that can address, asses and fix the damage, no matter the amount of water damage.

How Can My Home Sustain Water Damage?

We all have home appliances that we need for day to day life. But a malfunctioning appliance can often bring more damage than good. Whether it’s your dishwasher, washing machine, toilet or sink, an appliance can cause major problems by flooding. , don’t hesitate to call. The water damage remediation technicians from Paul Davis will arrive as soon as possible to fix any leaks and repair water damage quickly. Paul Davis has experience making repairs from the following:

  • Leaking or frozen water lines or pipes
  • Overflowing toilets, bathtubs or sinks
  • Sewage and septic tank lines that have backed up
  • Washing machine or dishwasher overflow
  • Heavy storms or rain
  • Cresting streams or rivers

How Can I 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. Consider the following to prevent water damage:

If you find any leaks, examine them thoroughly and patch them up as soon as possible.

Avoid pouring grease down your kitchen 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.

Know how to turn off your water main in case of an emergency. If a pipe bursts or leaks, you’ll be able to turn off your water main right away to stop any further damage.

Check your water bill for any unforeseen spikes in your usage. It could indicate a leak.

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

To prevent water damage, it’s important to be smart. Regularly check your home and appliances. If there’s a leak or other issue on your hands, don’t wait. If it’s a small leak, then address it yourself immediately. But if it’s bigger leak or burst, call the highly trained water damage technicians from Paul Davis.

Our Water Damage Mitigation Services

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

  • Assessing water damage
  • Extracting water
  • Drying affected areas
  • Cleaning and restoring possessions
  • Remediating mold and mildew damage
  • Finding and repair the source the leak
  • Reconstruction services and storm damage repair
  • Helping with filling insurance claims

We Have Reliable Water Damage Restoration Services

Water damages can cause some major problems for your home. Call Paul! at (803) 796-4343 if you need water damage repair services. When you call, we’ll 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.