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Shawn S 07-02-2011 06:44 AM

Water Problem
 
My 13 year old son left the sink running and it over fload quite badly none the less the mess was cleaned up my only consern is the basement it went through a vent just under the sink and managed to leak through some drywall! now i don't know how much but estemateing on the ammount of water we found that leaked onto the floor it was quite a bit what should i DO!?

oh'mike 07-02-2011 07:07 AM

If this just happened and water is pooling on the drywall---Get a screw driver and poke some holes to drain the water.

If the sheets of drywall are sagging or look really wet----cut open the ceiling to allow air to circulate and dry it out. Get fans and a dehumidifier going.

If there is no sagging and the staining doesn't look to bad---get some fans and a dehumidifier going

run your air conditioner,also(that is a dehumidifier,too)

Take a picture if you can and post it.----Mike---


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