The photo shows extensive water damage to a ceiling. This is caused from water dripping or running downward and eventually landing on the upper surface of the ceiling material, which is typically drywall or plaster. There it pools and spreads until it finds a place to continue its downward journey. With drywall, that place is often a seam between the ceiling’s panels. If the ceiling is plaster, the water usually just builds up until it saturates the surface enough to leak straight through.
If the dampness is allowed to remain for a few days, mold can form. So it pays to take care of the problem quickly. If the problem has been a chronic one, the stained area will be tested for mold.
If your home or business suffers from water damage call your local and trusted professional- SERVPRO of West Sacramento. (916) 626-0426
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