Our Story

Our story here at Paul Davis Restoration & Remodeling of North Atlanta began more than 20 years ago.  We are part of a franchise organization that provides services to cleanup and repair damage to both residential and commercial properties due to water, fire, mold, storm or other disasters.

Founded in 1966, Paul Davis is a rapidly growing network of more than 380 independently owned and operated franchises in the United States and Canada. Our branch here in Norcross is owned and operated by Wilson Tomala who has a strong passion for the restoration industry and a background in engineering.  His commitment to excellence drives all of us to achieve the highest levels of quality work and customer satisfaction.

Our headquarters is located in Jacksonville, Florida, as well as our National Training Center, where Paul Davis professionals are certified in the areas of emergency restoration, reconstruction and remodeling. Paul Davis puts people and property first throughout the recovery process.

We Transform Lives.

Paul Davis Restoration & Remodeling is one of the largest professional full-service restoration and remodeling firms in Georgia. From the original Paul Davis Systems formed in 1966 by Mr. Paul Davis we have grown into a national franchise company offering world-class construction services. Since 1990, we have been serving Georgia’s commercial, industrial and residential disaster restoration and remodeling needs. From flooding to ice dams, fires and frozen pipes, Paul Davis provides emergency response 24/7/365 to restore calm in the most chaotic of events.  Beyond disaster restoration, as a full-service general contractor, we offer a full range of construction services to complete any size project.

Full-Service Solutions 

  • Emergency Response Department
    Emergency Response is crucial during the minutes and early hours following an event. Once the scene is deemed safe and released by emergency personnel, we work with insurance carriers, organize valuable resources and provide property securement, temporary power, etc. in efforts to quickly stabilize the property. By analyzing and addressing risk factors up front, our team of experts reduces the time and capital necessary to restore and repair properties.
  • Mitigation Department
    Mitigation is one of the most important steps one can take when catastrophe strikes as it sets the
    tone for the entire restoration project. Loss containment measures are taken following emergency
    mitigation and offer many benefits for the property including reducing the cost of the claim by
    addressing loss of use and salvageable materials. From sewage clean-up to deodorization and
    cleaning, mitigation practices address priority items and stop unnecessary secondary damage.
  • Structure Department
    Reconstruction strategies offer a full range of professional construction services including project management and specialty surfaces restoration, which are essential to bring the property to pre-loss condition. As a full-service contractor, we specialize in large projects and partner with the insurance companies on scope of work and owners on material selections. During this time many owners wish to make design enhancements or incorporate property improvements such as remodeling.
  • Contents Department
    A complete contents cleaning solution, unmatched in the marketplace, is available through Paul Davis with state-of-the-art technology and resources. Our process delivers expert cleaning and restoration of furniture, valued possessions, textiles, electronics and documents. Our complete contents solution includes:
    • Electronics cleaning and restoration
    • Soft contents cleaning utilizing patented wet-wash system
    • Valuable document restoration and recovery
    • Hard contents cleaning and restoration
    • Photo documented digital inventory
    • Inventory and valuation of non-repairable contents
  • Remodeling Department
    Remodeling projects are an exciting time for homeowners and business professionals. From patient waiting rooms to gourmet kitchens we specialize in projects of various sizes and design styles. Our on-staff designers and remodeling professionals guide you through the remodeling process transforming your vision into reality. Paul Davis has many distinguished awards from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI,) a true testament to fine design, expertise and quality craftsmanship. 

History of Innovation

Paul Davis is known for its innovation and pioneered many processes and services that have helped shape the property damage restoration industry, including the following.

  • Collaborated with the insurance industry to more efficiently service policyholders in cleaning up and restoring property damage
  • Introduced the use of computerized estimating and line item pricing when estimating jobs
  • Created the Paul Davis Dry.in.3 guarantee for water losses by utilizing the latest in technology and scientific methods
  • Developed an upfront, guaranteed pricing model, Predict-A-DrySM, to estimate water mitigation jobs
  • Built a computerized system to measure, monitor and verify water losses
  • Offered a performance warranty to insurance companies and continue to do so today

Our 50-year heritage is one of innovation, resourcefulness, empathy, and outstanding customer service. The Paul Davis franchise network focuses on delivering the highest quality services in the communities, towns and cities across North America, having created a synergy of excellence, expertise and experience that is second to none. Our passion for quality drives everything we do.

Our Parent Company

FirstService Corporation is a North American leader in the property services sector, serving its customers through two industry-leading service platforms: FirstService Residential, North America’s largest manager of residential communities; and FirstService Brands, one of North America’s largest providers of essential property services delivered through individually branded franchise systems and company-owned operations.

FirstService generates more than US$1.1 billion in annual revenues and has more than 15,000 employees across North America. With significant insider ownership and an experienced management team, FirstService has a long-term track record of creating value and superior returns for shareholders. The Subordinate Voting Shares of FirstService trade on the NASDAQ and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “FSV”.