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Tell-Tale Signs of Water Damage in Bathroom’s Subfloor in Murrieta Hot Springs?

5/7/2024 (Permalink)

A water-damaged floor caused by a rusted and broken toilet flange. Riverside County relies on us to restore water damage “Like it never even happened.”

Our local Murrieta team is a trusted leader in water damage restoration services serving the Murrieta Hot Springs community. Sometimes hidden broken or leaking pipes go undetected until the damage is serious.

Detecting water damage in a bathroom subfloor is critical to prevent structural issues and mold growth. Signs indicating water damage include soft or spongy flooring, indicating that the wood fibers have absorbed moisture and become weakened. When applying pressure, look for areas where the floor feels uneven or sinks slightly.

Warped or buckling flooring is another indicator of water damage, showing visible deformities or irregularities on the surface. Discoloration or staining on the floor, particularly near fixtures like toilets and sinks, may signify leaks or seepage from plumbing. Persistent musty odors in the bathroom can suggest mold or mildew growth, often thriving in damp environments caused by water damage.

Additionally, visible mold or mildew growth on the floor or along walls clearly indicates water damage. Peeling or bubbling floor coverings, such as tiles or linoleum, may also occur due to moisture weakening the adhesive bond between the covering and the subfloor. Addressing these signs promptly is essential to prevent further damage and ensure a safe and healthy bathroom environment.

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