Standing water and wet materials are a breeding ground for microorganisms, such as viruses, bacteria, and mold. They can cause disease, trigger allergic reactions, and continue to damage materials long after the flood,
If you smell a musty odor, start looking for leaks. You are likely to find leaks in attics, garages, bathrooms, laundry rooms, and kitchens, or anywhere doors or windows are not protected by rain.
Look for past (mineral deposits or rust) and present (water or moisture condensation) signs of leakage.
The is no such thing as a "small" leak. Immediately attend to leaks of any size
Start by checking under the sinks and lavatories in your home.
Then inspect the inside frames and sills of all windows where moisture might collect. Pay particular attention to windows and doors that are not protected from rain by overhangs, porches, or other covers.
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