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Old 02-08-17, 07:50 AM
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Help with leak on concrete



For a week now, I have had water on my porch. I thought it was from humidity, as is often the case, but now, its the ONLY wet spot on the porch and when I dry the area at the base of the limestone under the corner of the door, water seeps out noticeably. Inside is wood flooring which shows no indication of any problem. Also, the nearest thing that needs water is the kitchen fridge which is 6' inside. What do I do? I turned off the water and drained the pipes to make sure that there is just nothing else that can cause this.
 
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Old 02-08-17, 09:42 AM
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If you were trying to attach a picture it didn't work, would help greatly to understand the issue!

Question, has it been raining recently?
 
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Old 02-08-17, 11:55 AM
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Sorry about the pic. Since I posted, I see that my baseboard behind the fridge is warped, but the wood floor is not. On the opposite side of that same wall is a study, and that baseboard is also warped and pulling out of the wall. I couldnt see if because I had furniture there.

At any rate, it looks like the stub out for the fridge is leaking. It goes into the wall and makes a right horizontal turn for a few inches and then must go up a stud. So, it must be leaking at a joint somewhere in there and running down and out the slab...about 1' away.
 
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Old 02-09-17, 08:07 AM
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See if this works for pics:

https://goo.gl/photos/iFSo6BwHJZsfnzLf7

It's pretty wet. No mold on any insulation, but its definitely damp. Lots of mold on my sill plate. The drywall INSIDE the wall is the adjacent kitchen drywall, and its behind cabinets that have backs. So, there is quite literally nothing I can do with that.

How do I handle that? Can I get a product to spray on these areas now or when they dry to kill the mold in case its dangerous?
 
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Old 02-15-17, 11:47 AM
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The good part is that mold won't continue to grow once you've taken care of the water issue. Have you fixed the leak?

There are products out there that will help kill and reduce any mold still growing. I don't have much experience with them, so I'll leave it to others to recommend a specific product.
 
 

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