Possible leak?

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Posted by: from Kitchener
6/1/2016 at 6:24:12 PM

I noticed this mark/stain on our kitchen ceiling this afternoon. My assumption is that it is water damage, but I'm wondering if there is anything else it could be? We had a small mark (about 2" diameter) already there which we had noticed at the end of last year. We had the roof replaced two months ago. This particular area of the house is single storey.

I would be pleased to hear your recommendations.


Possible leak?
Possible leak?
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Date/Time6/1/2016 at 8:29:01 PM


It is possible that it's a leak because you just had your roof replaced but it could also just be moisture due to cooking in the kitchen. Its not a huge problem and definitely an easy fix.

Tope Olufe

Brilliant Colours Profesional Painters

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Date/Time6/2/2016 at 5:50:33 AM

Hello Teri,

Although there could be a couple of reasons, rather than being suggestive I would investigate if there is access above, and if not, I would quote the repair as I see it, and when the damaged area is removed you will have your answer as to why. Regardless of the reason, you still need to repair it.

Good luck!

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