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Old 06-17-2011, 11:13 PM   #1
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We have 2002 4096 that developed a water leak this past spring. I have repaired the leak,s, but now I have a strong musty smell eminating from the ceiling area. I have had a dehumidifier funning pretty steady, and am pulling water out. could be just the humidity tho. any idea,s how to get rid of the smell Thank,s Doug
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When we lived in Florida Damp Rid was a popular product that, used in conjunction with a dehumidifier, should help. There are products which masked the odor, but dryness is the important factor. Have you replaced/treated those areas which were dampened?
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Living in Fl. I know that smell it's mold and can really make you sick even when it dries out. The mold cells will work their way into the coach. If I were you I would call a mold/cleaning company and discuss how to get at it and eliminate it. My bedroom ceiling in my home had a small leak and I fixed it. We smelled that "moldy" smell too and soon after that we started having all kinds of health problems. After months of Dr. visits the doc figured it out. We called a water damage company and together we got at the mold and cleaned it up with a vacuum and bleach. In a few weeks we felt fine. Here in Fl. after a hurricane if your home had any water damage they condemn it until a mold inspection team certifies it's free of mold. That is some nasty stuff. Be careful.
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