flood prevention

Drying Water-Damaged Concrete Slabs Should Be Easy, But It’s Not

When a broken water main flooded the strip mall, the property owners knew clean up and restoration would take time. And it did: six weeks of mopping up, refurbishing contents, removing soaked drywall and flooring, and replacing building materials. The stores gleamed after restoration, shoppers[...]

Paul Davis Rescues Flooded ‘The Degree of Honor Building’ In St. Paul, Minnesota

One hundred and forty years ago, the wives, sisters, daughters and mothers of U.S. rail workers formed a women’s auxiliary organization to help create better lives for their families. Years later, the then thriving group, calling themselves the Degree of Honor, built its 10-story granite[...]

As Commercial Buildings Age Pipe Leaks Spring Eternal

“Many – perhaps even most – older commercial buildings are equipped with piping that is very often no longer sound,” says Andrew Golkin, President Paul Davis of Suburban Virginia. “Perhaps the system was state-of-the-art at the time of installation – yet that piping type is now[...]