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Water damages not only cause major damages to your home, but it can also cause structural damages and mold growth. If you have had water damages recently, you should be on the lookout for mold growth. If even a drop of water was not removed, you have the chance of mold developing. This is why you should always call a disaster cleanup company for all water damages. They have tools to spot water behind walls and beneath floors.

Do Water Stains Mean Mold Growth

If you see water stains on your ceiling or wall, there is a good chance that mold has begun to grow. If you do not catch water leaks right away, you will most likely have to deal with mold in the future. Water stains usually occur over time, meaning the water leak has been leaking. If you see water stains, you should call a professional so that they can find the leak and repair it

Mold Stain

If you see mold stains on your ceiling, it means you have mold overgrowth. Mold will have grown between your walls, in your attic, or even inside your basement and crawlspaces. Once mold stains are visible, it means you have a mold problem. You will need to contact a disaster cleanup company immediately to find the source of the leak and remove the mold. Mold should only be removed by a professional. If all mold is not removed, it will continue to grow, and you will need to have it removed again. By calling a professional to remove the mold you are guaranteed that they will remove it all and you will not have a mold problem.


If you have water damages, never hesitate to call a water damage specialist. They will be able to remove the water, repair the leak, and ensure no mold will grow.