How to fix a ceiling with water damage: so it stays high and dry

Knowing how to fix a ceiling with water damage properly – and quickly – is vital. It may not look bad now, but leaving it will only result in costly repairs further down the line, plus you’ll have to put up with musty odors, unsightly stains and potential health and safety risks such as mold growth and rotting beams in the meantime. 

Firstly, it’s important to fix a ceiling leak as soon as possible – and not just for aesthetic reasons. In most cases, fixing a ceiling with water damage is a job best left to the professionals. However, small repairs are generally pretty manageable.