When you have water damage, it must be removed immediately. The longer you leave a broken or leaking pipe or a roof leak, the further water damage will travel.
A pipe leak under the sink, behind a wall, or in the downstairs bathroom can lead to expensive and extensive corrosion, mold, and rot. Mold will definitely start to cause a problem quickly if you either neglect to remove wet carpeting or address the issue. Moisture has to first be taken out of the affected area completely. That can be done with dehumidification equipment. You’ll also need to address the odor and remove moisture from the building materials like:
- The structure of your home or office