Odor after a Water Damage

Odor from Water DamageOdor is often present immediately after a house floods. Homeowners often believe that its mold they smell, but this is usually not the case. Mold takes several days to grow.

Most often the smell they experience is from the carpet pad. After several hours carpet pad begins to break down when adhesives are exposed to water. During this process, the pad often causes an odor that is very sour smelling and can easily be thought to be mold.

Other odors are typically from contaminating already present under and inside carpet. Pet, wine, and food spills are common. Disinfectant and the drying process will help mitigate any odor concerns over time.

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