But i honestly cant tell it s it s just cold from being on the slab or legitimately wet underneath.
Carpet feels damp in winter.
Note the locations and hire a professional to make repairs to the roof as necessary.
But we are not too sure how to stop it.
However the floor underneath is dry.
How to keep wet carpet from molding.
Moisture stays in the padding if you have put too much moisture in while cleaning it especially if it is humid where you live the carpet will stay almost wet feeling.
Check the attic for signs of leaks including discolored plywood on the ceiling and moldy insulation on the floor.
Constant dampness on a tile floor feels unpleasant when walked upon and creates a potential slipping hazard.
It is in a corner of our bungalow which sticks out south west facing.
If you don t have a wet vacuum dab the damp area with towels until it s feeling a little drier.
I bought a general tools pin type moisture meter model mm1e and it is reading around 14 throughout the two rooms.
Within a week or so the damp spot progressed to a puddle 4 by 6 feet that a wet vac couldn t really keep up with.
Smelly mold may appear if the moisture.
No smell or mold on the carpet or underlay so the conclusion is that it is condensation.
Any floor that remains damp or wet for more than a day may grow mold.
Sounds like it is not the carpet that is the problem as much as it is the padding.
This scenario occurs mostly in basements.
If you have a wet vacuum go over the damp spot to take out as much of the moisture as possible.
Remove as much water from the damp carpet as possible using a wet vacuum.
Wet carpet can be a perfect breeding ground for mold especially if the air is humid and the water remains in place longer than 48 hours.
Work in small sections at a time.
Pull half of your carpet up check the padding the carpet is easy enough to put back down.
If you have had a water leak or similar accident wherein the carpet was left wet for an extended period of time you will.
It s important to act.
If you notice that your carpet is damp the cause may be a leak from the floor underneath.
The temporary fix was to rip up the carpet knock a hole in the concrete slab repair the leaking pipe fill in the hole with quickcrete cement and restretch the carpet once it and the pad had dried.
How to stop floor tile from feeling damp.
Trace the source of any leaks and seal the roof or siding as.
The carpet is very damp and the backing of the underlay is wet as well.
There s no apparent smell but i swear the carpet feels damp not wet just cold and damp.
We have a crawl space under the entire house that is only accessed from the outside.
Investigate any drywall damage or musty smells by removing drywall if necessary and looking for water damage in the framing.