Musty Odors: Could That be a Sign of Water Damage?

Anytime you notice a musty smell in your home, that often means that there is water damage somewhere that needs to be identified and eradicated as quickly as possible. At one point in time or another, just about everyone has dealt with that horrible musty smell in their space. If you notice even the slightest smell in your space, you need to start investigating to determine what’s going on and what needs to be done to fix it. 

A musty smell is often caused by water damage in your floors, walls, or some other area inside of your space. Even though you might not realize it, even the smallest bit of water can cause major damage inside of your space in no time. If mold starts forming, it can cause everyone who enters into the space to become ill and not feel well. 

Even though this isn’t always easily detectable by the human nose, it can have a major impact on your building. If you suspect any type of water damage in your space, you need to get to the bottom of it so that you can start the remediation process and protect your health in the process.

Beyond causing mold to form within the walls of your home, certain types of mold can end up making you feel like you have a cold or worse. This is especially true for older individuals and children. The minute you notice a musty odor in your home or have a loved one dealing with what seems to be a never-ending cold, you need to have someone come in and take a look at what’s going on. There is a very good chance that you have water damage somewhere hidden beneath the surface.

Potential causes of water damage include a leaking pipe, rain, snowstorm, sprinkler systems, leaking toilets, or leaking gutters. Contact our team of professionals to come out and assess the damage and what needs to be done to eliminate the leak and begin restoring your home back to its pre-damaged state. We are here to help you get your home back in a safe and livable state as quickly as possible.

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