Re: Quick Q, before I cut out my ceiling.
What you said has merit --- but --- the OP also mentioned seeing signs of leaking when running water down the sink and tub which means another issue than your recommendation.
Originally Posted by dpny
In this case it sounds as though if stains from leaking are showing on the ceiling ---then opening the ceiling would be in order to locate the leak from above --- besides the dryall should be replaced since it's wet and the space should be dried to prevent mould issues.
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