Maybe i m going crazy but after a big rain my living room just feels damp.
Carpet feels damp.
The wet vacuum cleaner removes water from the carpet itself but it may not be able to remove it from the padding if the water has wicked through the carpet backing or soaked in under the edges.
Can i wet vac my carpet after using a cleaner.
Check the attic for signs of leaks including discolored plywood on the ceiling and moldy insulation on the floor.
Pat on july 09 2015.
It smells slightly mildewy and feels cold like there might be moisture.
But i honestly cant tell it s it s just cold from being on the slab or legitimately wet underneath.
Any floor that remains damp or wet for more than a day may grow mold.
Cleaning residue can turn into a sticky texture and give you this feeling.
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.
When i vacuumed the smell got worse temporarily.
This scenario occurs mostly in basements.
We have a crawl space under the entire house that is only accessed from the outside.
Yes vinegar works great for removing sticky textures out of a carpet however you need to do a bit more than that.
Keep an eye on the fill tank and make sure you dump it before hitting overflow.
Investigate any drywall damage or musty smells by removing drywall if necessary and looking for water damage in the framing.
Condensation if obvious when the heating is on.
Hi i m currently renting an old barn conversion where i m finding my sofa and clothes are feeling damp.
If you have a wet vacuum go over the damp spot to take out as much of the moisture as possible.
Trace the source of any leaks and seal the roof or siding as.
Will a dehumidifier help clear the damp feeling.
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.
Note the locations and hire a professional to make repairs to the roof as necessary.
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.
If you have had a water leak or similar accident wherein the carpet was left wet for an extended period of time you will.
There s no apparent smell but i swear the carpet feels damp not wet just cold and damp.
Can i use vinegar to remove a sticky feeling out of my carpet.
Remove as much water from the damp carpet as possible using a wet vacuum.