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What to Do When Your Exterior Walls Leak

Water Damage

Has your property recently experienced water damage due to some kind of plumbing problem or sewage leak? Maybe you’ve noticed mold inside your property, and have had to call for professional dehumidification to take care of it? However, plumbing problems and mold growth don’t just cause damage inside your house—they may lead to problems on the outside of it, too.

Most homeowners have dealt with a leak inside their home at some point. However, it’s just as essential to watch out for leaks that occur on your exterior walls. If you have recently walked outside and noticed water coming out of your property, it is key that you act right away. Keep reading to learn what to do when your exterior walls leak, courtesy of our experienced experts at FP Property Restoration.

3 Steps to Take If You Notice an Exterior Wall Leak

  1. Use Caulk: The basic foundation for patching up exterior wall leaks begins with caulk. Start by using any kind of heavy-duty caulking material you got on the store to fill up noticeable cracks, using it liberally to fill in as much as you can. Initially, this caulk may actually make your problem more visible, which is why you should also…
  2. Apply Stucco: Stucco is the fine plaster used to cover your molding and other architectural surfaces. Much like caulking, this is usually a cosmetic step to help prevent your leak from getting worse. It may be enough to stop small leaks, however, for more serious leaks, you will want to…
  3. Contact a Professional Restoration Company: If you have somehow missed a leak outside your home following some kind of property damage, FP Property Restoration is here to help. Our leak detection experts can find the source of your problem, and present comprehensive services to ensure that no more water damage occurs. Remember, the longer you wait to deal with leaks, the worse they get, and the more money you will have to spend to take care of them, so never hesitate to call FP Property Restoration if you spot an exterior leak outside your home.

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