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1. Check for water seepageOne must identify the source of water seepage from the outdoors or indoors and get it rectified immediately. The main sources of water seepage are:Rainwater, which can directly leak through gaps in the brickwork, roof, around window frames and doors.Look for damp patches in walls and ceilings. It is essential to repair these patches before they create more damage and convert into costly repairs.Leaky plumbing pipes or constant spillage can cause lots of damage. Check for moisture getting into walls or floors near showers and baths.