Water is an amazing liquid with much utility, but in the wrong place, it can do extensive damage to your home.

Water has the ability to enter your home a multitude of ways, but you can do much to prevent it. It is very important to take care of any potential water damage as quickly as possible, since leaving it will encourage mold growth and other problems that can become quite serious.

Water intrusion can often be spotted by discoloration of walls or ceiling, but sometimes it can be tricky to pinpoint the source. You might need to follow the path of the water since it can travel along pipes or other objects where you can’t see it.

The source of the water might be internal, such as leaking pipes or appliances, but it could also be external, through cracks or improper sealing around doors or windows. Getting professional help might be the best course of action if you are unable to locate the source of the water yourself.

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What Every Home Buyer Should Know

Are you buying a home in Southern Maryland, Washington D.C., or Northern Virginia? Then there is some important information you should know first - from the perspective of a home inspector.

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