Water leak from AC drain

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fixit7

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A couple of days ago, I noticed water in several areas of my carpet.

My apartment was built in the 1980s.

I did some investigating and opened up the area where the air filter is.

Water was dripping from above onto the floor of where the filter was mounted.

I left a message for my apartment manager.

She called a carpet company to do a water extraction.

The guy did some cuts on my carpet are removed the wet padding.

He said he would be back in a couple of days.

I decided to peel back the carpet to see how the "carpet drying was going."

Not so good.

So, I left the carpet peeled back and used my fans to speed up the drying.

I feel an obligation to minimize damage, even if I did not cause it.

I am very welcome to any positive responses.

Very best,

Andy
 

joecaption

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Did they find out why there was water there in the first place?
The condensate drain may be plugged up.
 

Sparky617

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Does your landlord do regular maintenance on the HVAC system? Drain lines have a habit of getting plugged up with algae growth or some green slime. They should be replacing filters every few months and clearing the drain line out annually.
 
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