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12Apr

What Are The Dangers of a Wet Ceiling in My Home?

Homeowners tend to put repairs on the back burner. Especially when finances may be an issue. There are certain repairs that take precedent and should not be overlooked. The repair of wet ceilings is often prolonged due to the size of the project. It is not just a construction issue.

Many don't know the hazards that derive from a wet ceiling. Health and safety are compromised. This type of repair should take priority. The moisture could also spread to other areas of the house causing the need for additional repairs.

Here are five hazards to you and your home that can be caused by a wet ceiling.

5 Hazards of Wet Ceiling


1. Mold and Mildew

Any type of moisture could cause a mold and mildew problem. Black mold is the most common type caused by water intrusion. It can easily spread throughout the structure of the home.

2. Health Issues

Mold is known to cause various health issues. Many are allergic to mold. It is known to trigger asthmatic symptoms and a variety of acute health conditions.

3. Fires

Fire is a serious concern whenever water is present nearby electrical wiring. It is advised to call an electrician and shut off the electrical power if the water begins leaking or spreading down the walls.

4. Accidents

Puddles may form in hard to see areas if the ceiling begins to leak. This may cause active members of the household to slip or fall.

5. Structural Damage

The moisture could seep into different parts of the structure and foundation. Homeowners need to be proactive when it comes to repairs that could depreciate the value of their home. They must also safeguard against hazards.

Homeowners should seek advice if they are not knowledgeable in home repair. Professionals are better equipped and adept to make a full assessment of the damages.

Do you have signs of a wet ceiling or other water damage in your home? Don’t wait for the damage to get worse or cause even bigger issues. Call the experts here at Complete Restoration Services today and we can help repair the damage and restore your home back to normal!

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