Q: I live in an apartment and have these brown stains on my ceiling that keep getting bigger and showing up in other places
My ceiling is also splitting directly beside these spots. Any idea what could be going on?
A: You need to inform your management company, landlord, or whomever is in charge that there could be a water leak in your ceiling AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer
It could be leakage from rainwater (if you are at the top floor). It could be from drain or sewage lines, depending on the location of piping and nature of leak. If left unattended, it could lead to mold. The sooner you make necessary notifications, the sooner that someone could address the problem.
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