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Cause for water stain on ceiling of a bungalow

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Posted by: from Barrie
5/1/2022 at 3:19:39 PM

What is the cause? the spot is not wet just a stain.

Cause for water stain on ceiling of a bungalow
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Dennis from Custom Touches in Winnipeg
Date/Time5/2/2022 at 9:11:27 AM

If there's a stain from water then there is water. But don't immediately replace your roof. (Unless it is due. Chances are it may be poor ventilation or a nearby vent leaking or a combination of both. I would bet that is an exterior wall. I would also bet you are having frost buildup in your attic which melts with warmer weather but never really creates enough moisture to actually drip.

Check your attic ventilation. If you look up there, you should be able to possibly see daylight around the perimeter or there should be ventilation chutes placed about 6-8' apart.

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Peter from Hammer & Castle in Bolton
Date/Time5/2/2022 at 11:19:47 AM

Since owning the property has it been there? Have you ever had a roof leak? Best guess would be a previous leak in the roof making its way. Do you know when the last time the roof was replaced?

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Date/Time5/2/2022 at 5:12:49 PM

Hi,

This would have been from a previous leak. It is very fixable assuming that the previous leak has been fixed

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